Mondoramas Voyages

The Festival of Lights

Light is more than just a source of illumination; it's synonymous with life, hope and beauty. Artists have often been inspired by its different shades and contrasts. Light festivals celebrate this essential element of our existence.

The Festival of Lights in Lyon

A tradition that began in the 19th century with the inauguration of the statue of the Virgin of Fourvière. Lyonnais spontaneously placed candles in their windows, and when night fell, the entire city was illuminated. The religious authorities followed suit, and the Fourvière chapel appeared in the night. That evening, a veritable festival was born! Every year now, on December 8, the people of Lyon place candles in their windows... and stroll through the streets of the city to admire the exceptional light installations.


Festival of Lights in Berlin

The festival, under the sign of Liberty, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. One of the world's most famous and popular festivals. Millions of shining faces. Millions of shining eyes. That's what the FÊTE DES LUMIÈRES represents every autumn since 2005. When Berlin becomes the big light stage, and monuments, buildings and squares become the stars. When the whole of Berlin lights up! That's when we tell stories, draw attention to hidden and present cultures, arts and innovative technologies, and convey topical messages and issues. Magical moments in Berlin!

Amsterdam Light Festival

During the dark winter months, the "Light Festival Amsterdam" open-air light exhibition transforms Amsterdam's canals into a unique canvas for luminous art. During this 13th season, more than 20 marvelous works of art can be seen on a route along the Amsterdam canals. The 53-day light show begins on Thursday, November 28, 2024 and runs until Sunday, January 19, 2025 . Stroll with us into a realm where the most ancient customs are resurrected, where each ceremony links the past with our deepest wishes for tomorrow. Embark on a voyage of discovery through the canals of Amsterdam.

Lumiere London every 2 years! Next in 2025

Wow! Lumiere London is really something. In January, the festival of lights gives the city a whole new glow. Nearly fifty British and European artists collaborate to create a crazy atmosphere that shines with a thousand lights. For the occasion, the whole of central London is transformed into an exceptional exhibition. On the big nights, people flock to see the lasers dancing on London's iconic buildings. Don't miss the banks of the Thames and the spectacular geometric light tunnel. 

Paris, magical light trails

As Christmas approaches, Paris is decked out in a thousand lights. Between the window displays and the illuminations, discover the festivals of lights that take over Paris and the surrounding region. An enchanting stroll through colorful light installations, often accompanied by music, for an even more immersive experience! Lumières en Seine, the sublime Festival of Lights that illuminates the Domaine de Saint-Cloud; the Odyssée Lumineuse at the Parc Floral or Thoiry Lumières Sauvages...

Chinese Lantern Festival in Montauban

The Lantern Festival is populated by majestic creatures straight out of ancestral tales and other surprises that will leave you breathless. Your path is accompanied by melodies from elsewhere, making every step memorable. And to top it all off, a mysterious moon watches over the garden, adding a touch of enchantment. Let yourself be transported into a world where the marvelous flirts with technological innovation. Imagine walking in the footsteps of the heroes of Avatar, where reality meets fantasy. This is no longer just an exhibition of lanterns, but a total immersion in a fantastic world.

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