Video Of The Week - London's Trafalgar Square Gets Its Own Sun

By Meera Dolasia on January 23, 2012

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Londoner's rushing to work near the city center's Trafalgar Square on this dreary winter morning were in for a pleasant surprise - A bright orange sun that seemed to have arrived at least two hours early. Of course, this wasn't the real deal, but a man-made art installation created by a group of artists by the name of Greyworld.

Commissioned by Orange Juice manufacturer Tropicana to launch its 'Brighter Mornings' campaign, the imposter that hung 20 meters (65 feet) above Trafalgar Square, was the size of 30,000 soccer balls and contained the equivalent of 60,000 light bulbs. Judging from the smiles on the faces of everybody that saw it, Tropicana's campaign is already a sure-fire success!

Resources: Telegraph.co.uk

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  • krish10
    krish103/25/2014
    Wow!
    • dillpickle21
      dillpickle215/28/2013
      is that the real sun wow it dosnt look like it
      • Hailey3/27/2013
        Just amazing
        • herobrine13/16/2013
          so it releases heat along with light?
          • shimmer
            shimmer2/16/2013
            That is the most coolest most awsomest idea I've ever seen I wish we had are Owen sun! :)
            • richling2/6/2013
              how much does it cost I ot trillions of dollars. I got this coupon from area 51 or nasa that says 1.5 million dollars off
              • strangle 2/6/2013
                I can beat that sun when ever I want to
                • beades
                  beades10/2/2012
                  that is osim
                  • minnie200
                    minnie2006/9/2012
                    cool!
                    • NATALI4/26/2012
                      yeah that was awesome not to be mean but the sun burns u r eyes but i do love art lol 0:)

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