2014 Rose Parade presented by Honda

Dreams Come True

Float Entry

 

Parade Order:

53

Float Sponsor Company or Organization:  
 
NBC's The Voice
Company or Organization Website Address:  
 
www.nbc.com
Float Builder Company: AES
Float Theme : “Singing the Dream”
How/Why Theme Was Chosen:  
Celebrating the aspiration, vision and excitement of TV’s #1 singing competition, “Singing the Dream” captures the spirit, drama and electrifying thrill of NBC’s television phenomenon.
How Float Theme Relates to Parade Theme:  
 
Dreams really do come true for the newly crowned winner, Tessanne Chin as she takes the stage to perform "Tumbling Down" - at the one and only 125th Rose Parade! And, the dream continues when Season 6 of The Voice premieres with a two-hour episode on Monday, Feb. 24 at 8PMET, followed by an hour-long episode on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 8PM ET. Usher and Shakira will reprise their coach roles, as will original coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton.
Number of Years in Rose Parade:  
1
Float Award Received Last Year:  
N/A
Float Designer's Name: John Ramirez
Float Concept Description:  
Construction Height: 35'
Construction Width: 18'
Construction Length: 55'
Flowers and Dry Materials Used for Decorating:  
 
The Voice's signature hand will be decorated in crushed coconut and an onion seed blend. The sides of the float will be covered in whole red carnations. The musical notes will be decorated in yellow strawflower and orange lentil. The decks of the float will be covered in whole red and white roses and green split peas, yellow lilies and whole roses, purple iris and hot pink whole roses. The famous judge's chair will be covered with seaweed, silver leaf and whole red carnations. The star explosion on the back of the float will be covered in yellow strawflower, crushed coconut and yellow and white dendrobium orchids. The NBC peacock logo will be decorated in dry materials, that will consist of orange lentil, yellow strawflower, purple and blue statice, green parsley and red carnation petals.
Estimated Number of Flowers Used (by type):  
 
Unique or Unusual Use of Decorating Materials:  
 
Description of Float Animation:  
Construction or Mechanical Innovations:  
 
Rider Names: The Winner of "The Voice", Tessanne Chin. Accompanied by Season 5 Artists Will Champlin and Jacquie Lee.
Outwalker Names: Students from Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA)
Company/Organization Information:  
Each week, NBC’s The Voice transports amazing performers, their superstar coaches and die-hard fans to a place where dreams really do come true. From the iconic set pieces, including the spinning “I Want You” chair and the massive hand grasping the mic, to dazzling adornments, including musical notes and beautiful red rays that evoke the show’s stage, the float brings The Voice experience to life.
Additional Information of Interest to the Public:  
 
-Season 6 of The Voice will premiere with a two-hour episode on Monday, Feb. 24 at 8PMET, with an hour-long follow up episode on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 8PM ET. Usher and Shakira will reprise their coach roles, as will original coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. -In 2013, "The Voice" was the recipient of the Emmy for "Best Reality Competition Program". -There are 55 local versions of the "The Voice" being broadcast in more than 160 countries. - LACHSA's motto is "Live Your Dream". The Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA) offers a specialized program combining college-preparatory academic instruction and conservatory-style training in the visual and performing arts. Founded in 1985, the tuition-free public school is run by the Los Angeles County Office of Education in partnership with and on the campus of California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA).