So random, so funny!
These wind-art creations are actually sold as attention-getters for businesses and large events.
Yes, I'm going to call them 'wind art',
since the best of these have obviously had some talented design input.
Don't be surprised to see one or more of these things at a kite festival
Some of the more expensive products have built-in lighting systems too, so at night the show gets even more spectacular.
do these dancing puppets work? It's pretty simple. There is a cold air
blower sitting on the ground, under each 'leg' of the inflatable. Air
pressure keeps the shape inflated most of the time. In
combination with a breeze, this also causes constant erratic motion. The
fabric is rip-stop nylon, and is attached to the blower using Velcro
I don't think anything else has been invented that catches the eye of so many so quickly!
The popularity of these randomly-moving tubular figures seems to be on the rise, with many manufacturers jumping on the band-wagon.
Also, here's a video of what we saw when we
attended our local kite festival one year...