Bulgarian artists transform Berlin

The Bulgarian artists from 3D mapping MP-Studio made it to the winners' stand at this year's Festival of Lights in Berlin. They have won gold in a special category - Let's Create Better Future. The contest was held on the emblematic 368-metre-tall Berlin TV tower. The Bulgarian show qualified for the finals getting ahead of 18 other productions presented by seven countries, and after the vote of the audience the winner production was The Flow, the show created by the Bulgarian artists.

This is the second prize that MP-Studio wins for their light installation decorating the Berlin TV tower. In 2016 they won a special distinction for their 3D mapping show projected onto the tower. Apart from that, they are the first winners in the history of the festival, winning first prize for the transformation of the Brandenburg Gate in 2015.

From 5 to14 October, within the framework of the festival the Bulgarians' impressive 3D mapping projections transformed two other famous landmarks in the German capital - the Brandenburg Gate and the German Historical Museum. The light show which changed the look of the Brandenburg Gate turned the beautiful monument into a portal connecting cultures of the world through music, art, architecture and nature throughout the entire globe. The trip around the whole planet was dedicated to Berlin's diversity.

The Bulgarian artists also created a special production on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel. The light show, which was projected on the 300-year-old facade of the most important among the existing Baroque buildings in Berlin - the German Historical Museum, presented to the audience the rich culture, history and art of the country.

MP-Studio was founded in 2003 and is a pioneer in this field of art. It ranks among the most successful in this sphere with their over 180 projects presented around the globe: in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Georgia, Greece, Denmark, Dubai, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Russia, France, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

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