News

The 2018 edition in figures...

2018-12-12

A study organized by the City of Lyon and Festival of Lights partner Orange measured the number of people in specific areas during the Festival and their movements.

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And the winners are...

2018-12-09

It's time to find out the winners of the Festival of Lights trophies and prizes

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Weather alert : show cancelled at Bellecour

2018-12-09

Due to strong wind, the show "Petite place pour de grands rêves" in Bellecour is cancelled tonight Sunday 9th of december.

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Smart visitor tips

2018-12-07

Here are some tips to help you get the most out of the event

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Shop window display competition

2018-12-06

​About one hundred city centre shops are entering a competition for Lyon’s best window display during the Festival of Lights.

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Experimental works by students - The student perspective

2018-11-27

ESDES students made two videos giving an inside view of the light installations on the Antiquaille site (Lyon 5)

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An alternative way of taking part...

2018-11-07

Lumières en soi(e) will be shown during the 2018 Festival of Lights. This is a participative work created by a number of associations helping the lonely.

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Clowning around in the hospital

2018-10-18

Every year, the proceeds from the sale of the Lumignons du Coeur candles go to a charitable cause. This year it is Docteur Clown. Its director Laurence Chanove describes the work of this nonprofit which arranges for professional clowns, jugglers and magicians to visit sick children in hospital.

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Gearing up for the festival

2018-10-01

It’s all hands on deck for the Public Lighting Department as the countdown to the Festival of Lights begins. It is their job to fit the lighting gels to the city centre street lights to create a particular colour effect.

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