Festival of Lights in Berlin

Published September 9th, 2021 - 09:06 GMT

It is this time of year again! Every night for the next week you can see the spectacular Festival of Lights in Berlin!  

Every autumn, Berlin becomes one great open-air gallery, transformed by artists’ light-creations.

Festival of Lights in Berlin is a free annual international event that takes place in September. It transforms landmarks and buildings across the city. 

During the festival, buildings and landmarks of the German capital are screened with light installations and 3D projections.

The festival takes place from 03 to 12 September 2021 with around 75 buildings showing 100 motifs in the program.

The first FestivalOfLights took place in 2005.

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The German capital of Berlin has been transformed into one of the largest open air art galleries in the world as it hosts the 17th Festival of Lights display.

The German capital of Berlin has been transformed into one of the largest open air art galleries in the world as it hosts the 17th Festival of Lights display.

The festival, which will continue till 12 September, will see over 70 locations and buildings -- including the Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin TV Tower, and the Cathedral -- be transformed into works of art.

The festival, which will continue till 12 September, will see over 70 locations and buildings -- including the Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin TV Tower, and the Cathedral -- be transformed into works of art. (Twitter)

The festival's motto this year is "Creating tomorrow" with sponsors pledging to a cleaner environmentally friendly future. Many projections and installations featured themes such as sustainability and CO2 neutrality.

The festival's motto this year is "Creating tomorrow" with sponsors pledging to a cleaner environmentally friendly future. Many projections and installations featured themes such as sustainability and CO2 neutrality. (Twitter)

Despite the Coronavirus pandemic, the festival will go on. However, the festival's organisers have asked everyone to keep their distance and to wear masks.

Despite the Coronavirus pandemic, the festival will go on. However, the festival's organisers have asked everyone to keep their distance and to wear masks. (Twitter)

Berlin's Festival of Lights has has been taking place since 2005. According to organisers, the building will be illuminated each day from 8:21 pm until midnight, though some projections are of shorter duration and may be displayed only once.

Berlin's Festival of Lights has has been taking place since 2005. According to organisers, the building will be illuminated each day from 8:21 pm until midnight, though some projections are of shorter duration and may be displayed only once. (Twitter)

The festival, which features many international artists, is expected to bring in a record number of crowds.

The festival, which features many international artists, is expected to bring in a record number of crowds. (Twitter)

The event, a registered trademark and directed by Birgit Zander of Zander & Partner, has no entry fee and allows visitors to bring in their own food and drink and make it a party.

The event, a registered trademark and directed by Birgit Zander of Zander & Partner, has no entry fee and allows visitors to bring in their own food and drink and make it a party. (Twitter)

Lighseeing tours are being organised where guides will explain the significance of the installations

Lighseeing tours are being organised where guides will explain the significance of the installations (Twitter)

The German capital of Berlin has been transformed into one of the largest open air art galleries in the world as it hosts the 17th Festival of Lights display.
The festival, which will continue till 12 September, will see over 70 locations and buildings -- including the Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin TV Tower, and the Cathedral -- be transformed into works of art.
The festival's motto this year is "Creating tomorrow" with sponsors pledging to a cleaner environmentally friendly future. Many projections and installations featured themes such as sustainability and CO2 neutrality.
Despite the Coronavirus pandemic, the festival will go on. However, the festival's organisers have asked everyone to keep their distance and to wear masks.
Berlin's Festival of Lights has has been taking place since 2005. According to organisers, the building will be illuminated each day from 8:21 pm until midnight, though some projections are of shorter duration and may be displayed only once.
The festival, which features many international artists, is expected to bring in a record number of crowds.
The event, a registered trademark and directed by Birgit Zander of Zander & Partner, has no entry fee and allows visitors to bring in their own food and drink and make it a party.
Lighseeing tours are being organised where guides will explain the significance of the installations
The German capital of Berlin has been transformed into one of the largest open air art galleries in the world as it hosts the 17th Festival of Lights display.
The German capital of Berlin has been transformed into one of the largest open air art galleries in the world as it hosts the 17th Festival of Lights display.
The festival, which will continue till 12 September, will see over 70 locations and buildings -- including the Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin TV Tower, and the Cathedral -- be transformed into works of art.
The festival, which will continue till 12 September, will see over 70 locations and buildings -- including the Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin TV Tower, and the Cathedral -- be transformed into works of art. (Twitter)
The festival's motto this year is "Creating tomorrow" with sponsors pledging to a cleaner environmentally friendly future. Many projections and installations featured themes such as sustainability and CO2 neutrality.
The festival's motto this year is "Creating tomorrow" with sponsors pledging to a cleaner environmentally friendly future. Many projections and installations featured themes such as sustainability and CO2 neutrality. (Twitter)
Despite the Coronavirus pandemic, the festival will go on. However, the festival's organisers have asked everyone to keep their distance and to wear masks.
Despite the Coronavirus pandemic, the festival will go on. However, the festival's organisers have asked everyone to keep their distance and to wear masks. (Twitter)
Berlin's Festival of Lights has has been taking place since 2005. According to organisers, the building will be illuminated each day from 8:21 pm until midnight, though some projections are of shorter duration and may be displayed only once.
Berlin's Festival of Lights has has been taking place since 2005. According to organisers, the building will be illuminated each day from 8:21 pm until midnight, though some projections are of shorter duration and may be displayed only once. (Twitter)
The festival, which features many international artists, is expected to bring in a record number of crowds.
The festival, which features many international artists, is expected to bring in a record number of crowds. (Twitter)
The event, a registered trademark and directed by Birgit Zander of Zander & Partner, has no entry fee and allows visitors to bring in their own food and drink and make it a party.
The event, a registered trademark and directed by Birgit Zander of Zander & Partner, has no entry fee and allows visitors to bring in their own food and drink and make it a party. (Twitter)
Lighseeing tours are being organised where guides will explain the significance of the installations
Lighseeing tours are being organised where guides will explain the significance of the installations (Twitter)