An alternative way of taking part...


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


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


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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From Place des Terreaux to the Gardens ot the Fine Arts Museum


The Festival of Lights is sooner than you think. Three months before the big day, we are giving you a sneak preview of the festival programme.

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2018 Festival of Lights call for projects: Place des Terreaux


The public contract for the artistic programme for the light installation in the place des Terreaux is now on line.

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Call for projects: 2018 Festival of Lights


Take part in the 2018 Festival of Lights artistic programme!

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Four evenings buzzing with excitement and enchantment


This year the Festival of Lights returned to its original 4-night format. 1 million 800 thousand visitors from all corners of the globe flocked to the city, admiring the light installations stretching from Fourvière Hill to place Antonin Poncet...

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And the winners are...


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

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Bad weather warning for Sunday December 10


Due to strong winds, some attractions will not be on open on Sunday evening.

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FRANCE 3 Trophy of Lights


FRANCE 3 Trophy of Lights, vote for your favorite creation.

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