Place Antonin Poncet

Place Antonin Poncet, Lyon 2

Place Antonin Poncet, situated between Place Bellecour and the Rhône, still has a clock tower, the last trace of the former Charity Hospital. This hospital, at the time the second largest just behind the Hôtel Dieu, was built in 1622 and destroyed in 1934 by Édouard Herriot.

Wish Blow

Thursday 6 and Sunday 9 December from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. 
Friday 7 and Saturday 8 December from 8 p.m. to midnight


28 beautiful coloured orbs are suspended on place Antonin Poncet transforming the square into a field of scintillating dandelion heads which light up when you blow on them. Some people believe in the magical powers of positive thinking and for LNLO, the artists behind Wish Blow, if you don’t make a wish, it can’t come true. Wish Blow symbolises the power of our hopes and dreams. The harder you blow, the further the light travels and the greater your chance of seeing your dreams come true! Will you have enough puff to light up all 28 orbs?


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