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Lyon Festival of Light 2017

LYON 2017 LA FETE DES LUMIERES

The Festival of Lights in Lyon was held spaciously on December 7, 2017 until December 10, 2017. The famous Lyon Festival of Lights originated in the 17th century when the black death engulfed in France in 1643, the people in Lyon prayed in the church, dan hope that Lyon wont affected the disease.

Lyon city council, the mayor and the aristocrats believe that the Virgin Mary blessed them so they were no longer affected by the Black Death. Since then, every December 8, the people of Lyon placed candles to express their gratitude to the Virgin Mary.

This usual gratitude was officially inaugurated by the government in 1989 and assigned that Lyon Light Festival will be held for 4 days every December. 

 

Lyon City Hall and Saint-Jean Basilica at Place Bellecour, illuminated by a large gorgeous lighting. 

 

PLACE DES TERREAUX 

The exterior walls of the town hall and the art gallery are ingeniously utilized, and the la place des Terreaux is an outdoor 3D cinema. 

 

QUAI SAINT-ANTOINE

Lovely styling light with balloons decorated on the river bank. Designed by Picto Facto performing arts, with actors, dancers and musicians, has drawn everyone's attention.

 

Say kisses in multiple languages: "kiss the person you want!"

 

COLLINE DE FOURVIERE

Every year the installation of Mount Fourvière is very noteworthy, because the mountain cathedral is located at a height, is the most prominent place in Lyon. Standing by the river is the best place to enjoy the festival, with panoramic views across the street. The device cluster combines light with music, and both the cathedral of Saint-Jean and the court of Palais de Justice are lighting a scene of time and space. The vertical lines of all the symbolic buildings on the hill make up a huge painting.

 

La Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière. Known as the landmark of Lyon, it also draws the attention of everyone in the festival of lights in Lyon.

 

PLACE BELLECOUR

This is the place where the statue of Louis XIV is located, on the Place Bellecour in the center of Lyon, displaying flowers as a lighting sculpture and a large Ferris wheel.

This set of devices is located in the most representative Lyon Bell Square. This year's Plaza incarnation under the light of the garden, all kinds of giant bouquets and flying butterflies, people feel in the Alice in Wonderland in mind secret garden. The equestrian statue of Louis XIV hidden in the garden is also covered by a beam of light, the secret of this garden waiting for you to discover.

 

 

CLOCHER DE LA CHARITE

This projector projects on the facade of the Grand Post located next to the bellecour plaza. With the tall clock tower in this building, you can project various scenes and characters in the game.

 

PLACE ANTOINE PONCET

The same sound as the glass was broken, from bass to treble, the light moving according to the machine's voice, moving up and down like a group of dancers and turning the color red.

 

PLACE DES JACOBINS

The fountain at Place des Jacobins is set in the clock.

 

Every fifteen minutes there is a combination of lights and music.

 

THEATRE DES CELESTINS

Light and shadow cast on the large facade of the Théâtre des Célestins. There are many installation works of art scene, a night absolutely not enough to appreciate all

 

 



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