A video showing a spectacular light show is going viral on social media. Users claim this light show is from Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

In the video, the fountain and the lights complement each other, and beautiful golden light dragons appear from time to time.

This video is being shared virally on all social media platforms.




Archive links:

https://web.archive.org/save/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdwUivhPAPY

https://web.archive.org/save/https://www.facebook.com/100056934824459/videos/119840956590398

https://web.archive.org/save/https://twitter.com/VinodSa06430090/status/1318197312405991424

Fact Check:

The claim that the light show is from Jodhpur, Rajasthan is FALSE.

When we performed a reverse image search using the keyframes extracted from the video, we found few Chinese fact checks which shared the screenshot of the same video.

These articles published in September 2019 was shared virally on the Chinese social media accounts stating that "The 70th Anniversary of the National Day Water Light Show Created by Zhang Yimou". The fact checks carried out by websites reveal that the water light show in the video is an ancient war-themed water light show in Fuyang, Anhui.

https://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_4438331

https://piyao.jfdaily.com/py_7fQRkWUSwJ/Jp8MpHfQVoa8JpFlcVCrjqfxJR7Mr8tzCl1ItlTd/4ZCgVcut3/TR7mhYWmpv4HvtixyM+l4Ko+4

We also found the same viral video uploaded on YouTube by Beijing Water Design, with the title 'The war of Shunchang water show'. The description of the video states: "In the field of the cultural and tourism comprehensive water show, BWD has created the `Theatrical Water Show' brand. In terms of the hardware, the holographic image will be organically integrated with multimedia elements such as a fountain, laser, and light. In terms of the show, it brings to the clients the excellent local culture as well as the world variety shows in the form of a water show. What's more, various kinds of performances including fairy tales, wars, and sci-fi special effects will be staged in the theatrical water show and updated constantly to ensure the lasting attraction to the audience."


Therefore, the claim that the light show in the video is from Jodhpur, Rajasthan is FALSE.


Claim Review :   Spectacular light show in the viral video is from Rajasthan
Claimed By :  Social Media Users
Fact Check :  False

Satya Priya BN

Motivated professional with a zeal to learn, Sathya Priya has more than 5 years of experience as a Content and Digital manager in Press, Electronic and Digital media. She is Andhra Pradesh government accredited Multimedia Journalist. Ms Priya has worked for more than 4 years as Web and Digital media manager in Bhaarat Today, telugu TV channel. Along with news, she has experience in television program production. Demonstrated excellent management and leadership skills to lead the Digital Media staff. Worked collaboratively with staff, management and IT support. A science Post Graduate, with great computing skills, She is a fact checker certified by Google News Initiative. She has also completed Fundamentals of Digital Marketing Certification from Google.

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