Chinese Character Backdrop
The ceremony followed the poem through each act, chapter, and scene. The marriage letter, a traditional poem in the poetic East, was written with a brush and projected behind the couple.
A Stage of Flowers
The event space was filled with flowers, lights, a glowing moon, and screens playing video of countryside scenery. Here, the third poetic scene: peach and plum spring breeze as motif.
The Happy Couple
Under the starry sky, the bride's appearance opened and slowly rippled in front of the groom, who wanted a wedding based on poetry. In the distance, two small boats were designed as table flowers, as if there were more than one boat on the water.
A crescent boat made of lights is one of the main symbols of the poem.
Pavilions, terraces and open halls Chinese architecture and gardens are indispensable in the oriental artistic conception. Wei Zhang's team used transparent acrylic materials to carve artistic conception Chinese pavilions, which look like a mirage in the river against the light.
A Space Totally Transformed
The theater location was soon transformed beyond recognition. Photo courtesy Wei Zhang
Behind the Scenes of the Screen
Due to the design of 270 degree immersive ring screen, there were many screen materials involved in the three poetic scenes. The on-site multimedia visual effect guide and console faced challenges, but worked due to equipment commissioning and rehearsals. Photo courtesy Wei Zhang
A Moonlit River
A screen and lights laid skillfully across the ground created the illusion of a flowing moonlit river.