2018

'SNOWED-IN CHRISTMAS VILLAGE' AT ENGHIEN LES BAINS

Enghien-les-Bains / France Crystal Group

Matters

Skills

Ice
  • Patinoires et pistes éphémères
Decor
  • Scénographies sur mesure

Duration

Ephemeral

'So British' Christmas village

For this fourth edition, the Christmas Village of Enghien-les-Bains stepped up its creativity with monumental decorations. Crystal Group proposed and created a 45-metre-long fairy street with house façades, shop window displays decorated by children in the city's activity clubs, bow windows, lampposts and more. The 'oh-so-British' atmosphere delighted young and old alike. An ice rink and toboggan runs offered a taste of snow sports while the wooden pub invited visitors to warm up. Mulled wine and pretzels were, of course, on the agenda. 

DESIGN, CREATION, PRODUCTION: 

Decoration: 

At the entrance of the village... 2 monumental golden deer made of faceted mirror

45-METRE-LONG STREET:

- Entirely designed and manufactured by our carpentry workshop 

- Visuals of the façades drawn by hand and printed on tarpaulins

- 9 prolyte chassis (5 m x 4 m high) to support: 5 residential façades with bow window (3  m x 3m), 4 store fronts with closed volume plexiglass display windows.

- Christmas decorations on the façades (fir tree garlands, advent wreaths, baubles, etc.)

- Lighting

ENGLISH PUB: 

- Walls, façades, XXL bow window and wooden flooring

- Monumental fireplace in wood / decorated Christmas trees

- Red faceted mirror reindeer head

- Chesterfield leather sofas and furniture (armchairs, leather poofs, wooden tables, etc.)

- Wooden and brass shelving decorated with candies, candles, etc. Curiosity cabinet style

- Black wood and brass bar / black bar stools

- Rattan suspensions finished with garlands, baubles and Christmas bows

- 'Living animals' painting, XXL clock, wooden coat rack

- Large tarp roof

- Parasol heaters

ANIMATIONS:

- 300-m2 ice rink on a 500-m2 floor

- Two-lane toboggan run

RESULT: 

A Christmas village that was applauded by visitors and the regional press alike. A festive, warm, family-esque atmosphere that brought the city of Enghien-les-Bains to life for several weeks.