New Concept Art for Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s ‘Rivers of Light’

Rivers of Light

Some beautiful new concept art has been released for ‘Rivers of Light’, the nighttime show coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort this spring.

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The show will take place on Discovery River between Discovery Island and Expedition Everest. In the show, a pair of mystical hosts come to the river bearing gifts of light. During ‘Rivers of Light’, the hosts set out from the shore on elaborate lantern vessels for a dramatic dance of water and light to summon animal spirits. Even the Tree of Life will undergo an “amazing awakening as the animal spirits of the tree are brought to ‘light’ by magical fireflies, revealing moments of wonder and enchantment.”

In this new concept art, you can see a number of floating sculptures floating around the center structure which stretches high up into the night sky. There are mist screens much like in Fantasmic!, water fountains, floating lanterns, and so much more.
This new concept art looks amazing and makes ‘Rivers of Light’ seem like it might need to be seen to be believed. Hopefully we’ll have an opening date soon!

Are you looking forward to this new nighttime show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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