The Ormeau Christmas Light Display
is a holiday production by neighbors on Olivevale Street in Ormeau Queensland. The event has become a bit of a tradition for the neighborhood, and this year they hoped to make it the best show ever.
Besides providing visitors with a spectacular light show, the neighborhood also has 5 snow machines for those who prefer a white Christmas, as well as a Santa house, and a singing "Gingie"
, one of the animated characters from the movie "Skrek".
a 31-year-old man who lives in the neighborhood, put together this year's light show. Using a variety of traditional Christmas songs such as Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bells, Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
and Little Drummer Boy
, Ben mixes in "party" songs like Thunderstruck
and Party Rock Anthem
. The bled of music and lights makes for a dazzling display.
In one part of the show, a gingerbread man appears to be singing Little Drummer Boy
, his mouth "moving" by way of lights.
The light show runs every night through New Year's Eve, lasts approximately one hour and is broadcast through a PA system, as well as through a local radio channel.