mobile homme

No it’s not a new version of a phone. It was a ‘grande spectacle’ that we oldies braved the cold, and the big city crowds in the dark for. It was well worth it.

Suspended from a huge crane 40 metres up against the black of the night sky, illuminated by two huge spotlights, the drummers, dressed in napoleonic costume, drummed. Above them was the trapeze artist – aerial art at its best.

There was the incessant and rhythmic drumming and the sight of the trapeze artist above them ‘dancing’ in the night sky. The whole thing resembled a huge children’s mobile and was lovely to watch.

This is the youtube link but it doesn’t do it justice. It was exciting and thrilling and worth the crick in our necks.

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