The City of Vilnius celebrates its 700th anniversary in 2023 during Light Festival!
In 1323, on January 25th, Duke Gediminas sent one of his famous letters, as if illuminating this little-known northern land to the eyes of Europeans, and permanently placing Vilnius on the map of the Old Continent. This date is now considered the birthday of Vilnius.
Vilnius’ birthday is celebrated brightly every year – during the Vilnius Light Festival.
Modern light installations, new media art and the synthesis of architecture and light transform The Old Town and the central part of the city. Streets, squares and public spaces are flooded with spectacular lights, revealing all the charm of Vilnius city.
About the Vilnius Light Festival:
Light installations, implemented architectural objects, digital art and lighting design solutions.
In the streets and squares of the city of Vilnius. You can find the exact location of each installation on the festival map.
January 25-28. All light festival exhibits will be open every evening from 18:00 to 23:00.
More info here: https://lightfestival.lt/
©Vilnius Light Festival;
Art lights: ©Atelier Sisu_Evanescent; ©Video Architects_MES; ©Vejas Aliukas_MAZGAS; ©Emilien Guesnard_ORDER 200; ©CORE_1024 architecture