Arid Dubai uses one of the most famous songs performed by Whitney Houston, "I Will Always Love You," to choreograph displays at the Dubai Fountain, which bills itself as the "world's largest dancing fountain."
Now that Houston has died, the video of the fountains has become a sort of tribute. Watch the waters dance in this video produced by students at the English College Dubai.
Houston died Saturday at the age of 48. Authorities said she was found unresponsive in the bathtub of her suite at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, and an investigation into her death continues.
The news has spurred reaction all over the globe. Former South African leader Nelson Mandela extended his condolences to her family, the Telegraph in Britain reported. When Houston, a staunch supporter of the fight against apartheid, visited Mandela in Johannesburg after he became president, he said he was there "merely to polish her shoes."
The China Daily quoted Song Key, a music mogul in China. "She was a queen on the stage," he wrote shortly after hearing of her death.
And the Times of India quoted a gaggle of Bollywood stars who said they aghast at the news.
"The angels wanted to dance with somebody. So they called one of our best," Gaurav Kapur said.
-- Emily Alpert in Los Angeles