A light show staged with drones to commemorate Liberation Day in the Netherlands

Last night, hundreds of drones staged a seven-minute show at the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam. In light of Liberation Day, they formed a red-white-and-blue heart, among other things.

The purpose of the performance was to give residents and healthcare workers in Rotterdam a little love (in the shape of a heart) and to reflect upon the 75 years of freedom in the Netherlands.

To top it off, piano music accompanied the flying objects.

Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen was present at the event, partaking in the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate, which is responsible for overseeing the drones.

According to the Minister, the festivities should be repeated next year so that people can view them live. Furthermore, it is possible that this kind of light show may replace fireworks.

Did you see the light show in Rotterdam yesterday? Let us know in the comments.

Feature Image: Der Schmitzi/Wikimedia Commons

Vedika Luthra
Vedika Luthrahttp://hotchocolatehits.com
Vedika was born in India, raised in Poland and moved to the Netherlands to study. Like her nationality, she’s confused about what she likes most, which is why her bachelor’s degree was in liberal arts and sciences. She enjoys writing about all things food-related but likes to mix it up every now and then.


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