The Human Fireflies

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Humans have accomplished many magical feats with light, and many more with athleticism. One form of entertainment, called Speed of Light, is combining the two. Humans dressed in suits of lights run around and create magical feats of light. The movement creates an effect of a continuous stream of light. Many were so amazed, its debut at the Edinburgh International Festival was considered the centerpiece of the event. These mysterious people dressed in light have been given loads of praise for their work, even so early in the show’s running.

Speed of Light is a British performance of lights. The first showing was in Munich. The 400 runners ran across a city block, up and down stairs, overlapping in a showing of light in darkness. Thousands of people came to see the show of spectacular LED lights. The show can be partially seen at