Earlier this week, the world celebrated what would have been Michael Jackson's 58th birthday. The celebration by fans included a massive outpouring of appreciation for the King of Pop on all social media platforms throughout the day. In Las Vegas, Michael Jackson's estate and Cirque du Soleli kicked off the birthday festivities with a number of special events centered around the live "Michael Jackson One" Cirque show, which has now been running for three years.
As part of the celebration, members of MJ's estate were on hand to unveil the exact suit that Michael wore during his infamous "Smooth Criminal" short film as the latest piece of memorabilia featured at the Las Vegas event hall. Throughout the weekend and into the week, parts of the celebration included a special "Michael Jackson One" boutique with three never-before-seen paintings by Nate Giorgio, which were inspired by the show.
If you've never been, the "Michael Jackson One" show is a special event that blends together the excitement and entertainment of a legendary Cirqe du Soleli show with the classic music of Michael Jackson including his hits "Thriller," "Smooth Criminal," "Man in the Mirror," "Beat It," and many more. For the birthday celebration, the "Michael Jackson One" team put together a very special show that was followed up with a VIP experience that featured commentary from Jamie King, cast members, and more. You can read more about the "Michael Jackson One" experience here, and check out some exclusive photos from the birthday celebration below.