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Russia: Drone shows spectacular fountains light up Moscow's Victory Park01:41

Russia: Drone shows spectacular fountains light up Moscow's Victory Park

Russian Federation, Moscow
April 30, 2015 at 22:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

Ruptly's drone captured Moscow's fountain-season springing to life as the Poklonnaya Gora fountains lit up the city's Victory Park on Thursday.

At exactly 8.30 pm (5.30 GMT) over 500 fountains throughout the capital were turned on, marking the start of fountain season. Just in time for Victory Day, the symbolic Poklonnaya Gora fountains, located in Victory Park's "Years of War" avenue, were among the most impressive on display.

The fountains comprise of five terraces, each symbolizing the five years of conflict during WWII, and 1,418 jets of water, one for every day of the war.

For many in Moscow, the launch of the so-called fountain season hails the start of summer ahead of the May holidays.

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Ruptly's drone captured Moscow's fountain-season springing to life as the Poklonnaya Gora fountains lit up the city's Victory Park on Thursday.

At exactly 8.30 pm (5.30 GMT) over 500 fountains throughout the capital were turned on, marking the start of fountain season. Just in time for Victory Day, the symbolic Poklonnaya Gora fountains, located in Victory Park's "Years of War" avenue, were among the most impressive on display.

The fountains comprise of five terraces, each symbolizing the five years of conflict during WWII, and 1,418 jets of water, one for every day of the war.

For many in Moscow, the launch of the so-called fountain season hails the start of summer ahead of the May holidays.

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