Tampere Festival of Light
Celebrating the darkest season of the year, the Tampere Festival of Light illuminates the city centre with magical lights spheres, street projections and exciting light art from 27 October.
In addition, Light art installations by Tuomo Rosenlund and Mika Hannula illuminate city centre in the Light Gallery.
Share your atmospheres on social media by using the hashtag #Valoviikot.Illuminations
Tampere Festival of Light kicked off to the tunes of the Eurovisions
The Tampere Festival of Light was once again in full glory when the opening ceremony was held on Friday 27 October in Koskipuisto Park. The Eurovision-themed opening ceremony attracted a large crowd.
Light art installations by Tuomo Rosenlund and Mika Hannula illuminate city centre during Tampere Festival of Light
Visual artist Tuomo Rosenlund and author Mika Hannula collaborate in the joint exhibition Urban Utopia merging visual and verbal storytelling. The Light Gallery is part of the Tampere Festival of Light programme and is produced by the Tampere Art Museum.
Step into the Light!
The lights will be turned on at dusk.Illuminations
History of the Festival
The first Tampere Festival of Light took place in fall 1966, but where did it all begin?History
The Tampere Festival of Light opening ceremony was celebrated with Eurovision theme
Music was provided by Emmelie de Forest and Anneli Saaristo.Read more
Light gallery delights in the city centre
Visual artist Tuomo Rosenlund and author Mika Hannula collaborate in the joint exhibition Urban Utopia merging visual and verbal storytelling.Read more
Christmas tree park illuminates Näsinpuisto Park
Once again, it’s that time of the year when Museum Milavida is dressed up in Christmas attire.Read more
What is Tampere Festival of Light?
Tampere Festival of Light is an annual festival celebrating the darkest season of the year. During the festival, Tampere city centre is illuminated with a collection of light art and projections. The first ever Tampere Festival of Light was organized in 1966, and it lasted three weeks. Today people are able to enjoy the lights throughout the dark fall and winter season, from late October until the beginning of January. The 58th Festival of Light takes place in Tampere city centre from 27th October 2023.
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Tampere Festival of Light is part of the City of Tampere Strategic Urban Development Programmes, that implement Tampere’s strategic goals in the city centre.
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