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Over a million expected to attend Luztopia 2017, Mexico's fiesta of lights

THE ASIAN AGE

Published : Dec 4, 2017, 2:16 pm IST
Updated : Dec 14, 2017, 2:45 pm IST
The gigantic figures were designed and made mostly by prominent artisans of the State of Puebla.(All images: AFP)
The gigantic figures were designed and made mostly by prominent artisans of the State of Puebla.(All images: AFP)
A boy visits "Luztopia," a festival of lights and Christmas figures exhibited in the Paseo Santa Lucia at the beginning of the holiday season, in Monterrey, Mexico, on December 1, 2017. Spreading along three kilometres, the festival is one of the largest in Latin America. (Photo: AFP)
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Taking place in the Fundidora Park more than 200 giant figures lit up and came to life at nightfall. (Photo: AFP)
Taking place in the Fundidora Park more than 200 giant figures lit up and came to life at nightfall. (Photo: AFP)
Children and adults alike took selfies with the attractive illuminated figures created by Mexican artisans. (Photo: AFP)
Children and adults alike took selfies with the attractive illuminated figures created by Mexican artisans. (Photo: AFP)
The gigantic figures were designed and made mostly by prominent artisans of the State of Puebla, and others in collaboration with Nuevo León workshops, advised by specialists from China. (Photo: AFP)
The gigantic figures were designed and made mostly by prominent artisans of the State of Puebla, and others in collaboration with Nuevo León workshops, advised by specialists from China. (Photo: AFP)
The Christmas structures were made using 60 thousand meters of steel, more than 40 thousand square meters of cloth and a little more 15,500 lights. (Photo: AFP)
The Christmas structures were made using 60 thousand meters of steel, more than 40 thousand square meters of cloth and a little more 15,500 lights. (Photo: AFP)
This would be the largest and only festival in Mexico, in which an influx of one million people is expected between December 1 and January 6. (Photo: AFP)
This would be the largest and only festival in Mexico, in which an influx of one million people is expected between December 1 and January 6.
(Photo: AFP)
The Christmas festival required an investment of over 30 million pesos, and sponsored by companies from the Monterrey private initiative. (Photo: AFP)
The Christmas festival required an investment of over 30 million pesos, and sponsored by companies from the Monterrey private initiative. (Photo: AFP)
People visit "Luztopia," a festival of lights and Christmas figures exhibited in the Paseo Santa Lucia at the beginning of the holiday season, in Monterrey, Mexico. (Photo: AFP)
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