‘Umbrella Sky’ suspended over Portugal streets

The third year of what's called "Umbrella Sky" got under way Tuesday in Agueda, Portugal, located north of Lisbon near the Atlantic Coast. (NBC/EBU)
The third year of what's called "Umbrella Sky" got under way Tuesday in Agueda, Portugal, located north of Lisbon near the Atlantic Coast. (NBC/EBU)

AGUEDA, Portugal (NBC/EBU) — An art display is growing worldwide attention.

The third year of what’s called “Umbrella Sky” got under way Tuesday in Agueda, Portugal, located north of Lisbon near the Atlantic Coast.

The project’s namesake is a display of 3,000 umbrellas suspended over one of the city’s main streets.

The colorful umbrellas provide shade for pedestrians who can observe and enjoy the rainbow of colors floating in the air above them.

Artists have installed a number of projects across the city — on everyday objects like stairs, benches and walls.

One tourist from Sweden said she wouldn’t miss it.

The floating umbrellas were developed by a Portuguese firm that creates urban installations.

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