LAS VEGAS, Nev. (702 Times, NV Globe) – The Bellagio Conservatory on the Las Vegas Strip has presented its “Year of the Rabbit” exhibit in honor of the Lunar New Year.
The new exhibit, which will be up until March 4, immerses visitors “in an environment reflecting serenity and tranquillity, where Asian culture is embraced and appreciated in thoughtful way,” according to a news release.
The exhibit, which was designed by Ed Libby, “honors the Black Water Rabbit, which symbolizes deep knowledge and a connection to Earth,” according to the site. In order to welcome the Year of the Black Water Rabbit and embrace the prosperity it will bring, we’ve created a lovely setting of serenity and cultural awareness, said Libby. The Conservatory will serve as a symbol of optimism and prosperity for the next year, and we are looking forward to welcome guests from all over the world to see it.
The following by-numbers were supplied by MGM Resorts for the “Year of the Rabbit” display:
45,600: The total number of flowers utilized in the show’s topiary children.
The Year of the Rabbit Medallion has 10,000 jewels.
6,500: The number of plants on display during the exhibition.
1,065: The South Bed tree’s cherry blossom branches
88: The gold money tree with I-Ching coins.
a few second- and third-generation fish that were born in the conservatory are among the koi fish in the North and South Beds at age 70.
56: Cherry flowers rendered in cloisonne
The Year of the Rabbit Medallion is 32 feet tall.
The size of the Jade Rabbit Moon is 14 feet.
Caishen, the God of Wealth, stands at 17 feet tall.
12: The number of depictions of rabbits in the interface
4: Amount of hanging talismans made of jade 3d printers
Ding Vessels (n. 4)
2: Botanical-based red-crowned cranes
1: Live zebra finches in a bird cage.
Book of Knowledge, first
Public access to the Bellagio Conservatory is free and available every day of the week.
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