Sound and Vision in Brussels: Holidays 2008

I have to give kudos to Electrabel for putting a little magic in their marketing with their holidays 2008 'Sound and Vision' show in Brussels (below)...

How did it land on my radar? Thanks to Pedro Custodio in Portugal  (via Twitter) who mentioned their Happy New Year commercial.

How often does a utility company finishes the year in style?

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