A huge luminous toy shaped as a Dragon arises from the Republic Square basin.
Buried for centuries in the basements of the city, or arised from the Rhône, night creature, master of fire, it is back to honor the Lights Festival.
The Dragon of Lyon is the reincarnation of the dragon of St. Georges, dear in the lion city.
The Alliance of Water and Fire is also for the sign of the The Water Dragon. Indeed we are in the last months of this Chinese zodiac sign in 2012.
Finally, its two horns and glowing smile give him a little diabolical air : that's a nice big devil!