Chinese New Year 2014 Horse Sculpture at Wynn Las Vegas

Wynn Las Vegas and Encore have unveiled three 800-pound Tang Dynasty horse sculptures in celebration of Chinese New Year. See the Wynn Las Vegas YouTube behind the scenes video below.

Chinese New Year 2014 Horse Sculpture at Wynn Las Vegas
Chinese New Year 2014 Horse Sculpture at Wynn Las Vegas

Each 9-foot-tall, 10-foot-long horse sculpture were created by master sculptor Sillipachai “Mod” Toonrud of FORTE Specialty Contractors in Las Vegas and are painted red and gilded in gold leaf.

About Wynn Las Vegas
Wynn Las Vegas, often referred to as simply the Wynn, is a luxury resort and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The $2.7 billion resort is named after casino developer Steve Wynn and is the flagship property of Wynn Resorts Limited. The resort covers 215 acres. It is located at Las Vegas Boulevard and Sands Avenue, directly across The Strip from the Fashion Show Mall.

The 614-foot high hotel has 45 floors, with the 2,716 rooms range in size from 640 sq ft to the villas at 7,000 sq ft. The complex also includes a 111,000 sq ft casino, a convention center with 223,000 sq ft of space, and 76,000 sq ft of retail space. Together with the adjacent Encore, the entire Wynn resort complex has a total of 4,750 rooms.

The resort has earned AAA five diamond, Mobil five-star, Forbes five-star, and Michelin five star ratings for hotel, as well as one Michelin star for restaurant Wing Lei. It is considered to be one of the finest hotels in the world. Wynn Las Vegas and its sister property Encore Las Vegas collectively hold more Forbes five-star awards than any other resort and casino in the world. Wynn Las Vegas also made Forbes Award history by earning five-star ratings in every category—Hotel, Restaurant, and Spa—for two consecutive years. It has held the distinction of winning the award in the hotel sector for four consecutive years, since 2007. The building is the first high-rise to be cleaned by an automatic window washing system.

The first production show to open was Le Reve. Le Reve is set in a 1 million gallon water-oriented theater where no seat is more than 40 ft from the stage. The production was created by Franco Dragone.

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