The Dubai Fountain Mill

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The dancing fountain is one of the fame wonders of Dubai that has continued to attract visitors worldwide.


The fountain is set in Burj Khalifa Lake,right outside the Dubai Mall on lower ground waterfront promenade,overlooking the Burj Khalifa (tallest building in the world) in the heart of downtown Dubai.Little wonder the strategic positioning of the fountain makes it a must-see for every visitors to Dubai Mall and the Burj Khalifa.


 On arrival at the 30-acre Burj Khalifa lake where the dancing fountain takes place every 20 minutes,the larger number of people waiting for it emergence confirms the place of pride the fountain holds among visitors to Dubai.

At the waterfront,lovers,families,kids,couples and tourists all waited in baited breadth for the dancing fountain to emerge.After waiting for 20 minutes,what appeared like smoke from the bossom of the lake began to emerge with a musical interlude in tow.


 Each person clutched to their cameras with glint of emotional attachment in anticipation of the dancing fountain.After 20 minutes,the dancing fountain began to emerge with a cacophony sounds,humming of luscious hythms that are as sweet as honey with light appearing in a glorious fashion to announce a final build up of the dancing fountain.

 As the fountain danced,excitement and triumph were palpably etched on the faces of the tourists who had waited for all of 20 minutes to catch a glimpse of the wonder.Infact,it can be best described as a feeling of victory couched in excitement.

 The whole scenario is both infectious and enthralling.The dancing fountain shoots water jets as high as 500ft (150 meters) equivalent to that of a 50-storey buildinG.The fountain is 900ft (275 meters) long has five circles of varying sizes and two  central arcs.It was designed by a California-based WET.


 The Dubai fountain performed daily,with the performance repertoire including songs from Arab world's top selling acts but on May 21,2011 it danced to Michael Jackson thriller.To those who are familiar with the fountain,it was the first time they were witnessing such a performance

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