1,000 Drones Light up the Sky for World Food Day

DJI drones were on display to celebrate the 43rd World Food Day, celebrated in China

Liz Hughes, Editor, IoT World Today

October 17, 2023

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DJI Debuts Drone Light Show In Celebration Of The 43rd FAO World Food Day.

One thousand drones resembling fireflies lit up the sky in Shenzhen, China, on Monday to celebrate World Food Day.

DJI drones joined the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FA0) in its 43rd World Food Day celebration. 

The light show included 1,000 drones resembling fireflies in a display that included them spelling out the name of the event, transforming into water droplets and creating ripples onto the surface of the lake below. They also created a “goddess of life,” which was shown sowing seeds for a “harmonious scene of greenery where humans and nature coexist,” according to DJI.

"We are honored to support the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization's World Food Day," said Christina Zhang, DJI”s senior corporate strategy director. "DJI's agricultural drone solutions are making significant strides in improving sustainable food production and safeguarding water resources. We are delighted to announce that the inaugural light show of the DJI Firefly project is dedicated to celebrating World Food Day. We aim to raise awareness about water resource conservation and demonstrate how the world can reap the benefits of scientific and technological advancements.”

About the Author(s)

Liz Hughes

Editor, IoT World Today, IoT World Today

Liz Hughes is an award-winning digital media editor with more than two decades of experience in newspaper, magazine and online media industries. 

A proven digital media strategist and editor, Liz has produced content and offered editorial support and leadership for a variety of web publications, including Fast Company, NBC Boston, Street Fight, QuinStreet, WTWH Media, AOL/Patch Media and Design News.

A skilled social media strategist experienced in developing and maintaining an audience across multiple platforms and brands, Liz also enjoys sharing her knowledge and expertise to help businesses small and large.

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