Sparklers would be a cool example of life for this project. Again, an awesome mood is set by it's own light. And everything els could be edited to be dimmer to draw out the rich color and light of the sparkler.
In this image, the blur of people moving around in the crowd makes it look interesting, but it is also focusing on particular people who are standing, walking, moving in what looks like a busy area. A slow shutter speed is used in this image.