Canada 150 Northern Lights Show, Ottawa

On summer evenings since 2015, the imposing façade of the Canadian Parliament Building in Ottawa has been transformed into a gigantic screen 470 feet long and 30 stories high. Just after dark, crowds are wowed by a magnificent multimedia presentation commemorating the history of Canada, in English and French.

I was particularly lucky to experience the Northern Lights Show in 2017, the year that Canada celebrated its 150th birthday!

(Rich was disappointed not to have his proper camera with him, but the follow snaps taken with his phone will hopefully give you an idea of the spectacle.)

As I understand it, next year will be the final season of the current version of Northern Lights. So make sure to add Ottawa to your travel plans for 2019!

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This week’s post was inspired by the themes Lights from Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge and Remembrance from Patrick of Pix to Words, Video from Fandango, Past from Ragtag Daily Prompt.



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4 Responses to Canada 150 Northern Lights Show, Ottawa

  1. Cee Neuner says:

    Oh Jaspa, your lights are absolutely gorgeous this week. 😀

  2. Pingback: Bend ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #162 – Pix to Words

  3. What a wonderful event you’ve captured. Nicely done!

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