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Tutorial on Urban Lighting Masterplanning 2023

Tutorial on Urban Lighting Masterplanning 2023

30-01-2023

CIE Division 4 is organizing a Tutorial on Urban Lighting Masterplanning in Istanbul, Turkey from 3 to 5 ...

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Menschen memorial installation initiates a lamp collect for Ukraine during the Bright Festival

Menschen memorial installation initiates a lamp collect for Ukraine during the Bright Festival

30-01-2023

Menschen, a light installation by Philippe Morvan, was originally presented in Leipzig in 2019 to mark th...

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Lighting takes new significance for sustainability in Gothenburg

Lighting takes new significance for sustainability in Gothenburg

26-01-2023

Lighting is now included in the general Gothenburg Master Plan, adopted by the City Council in May 2022, ...

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The City of Vilnius celebrates its 700th anniversary in 2023 during Light Festival!

The City of Vilnius celebrates its 700th anniversary in 2023 during Light Festival!

23-01-2023

In 1323, on January 25th, Duke Gediminas sent one of his famous letters, as if illuminating this little-k...

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LUCI 20 years in 2022

LUCI 20 years in 2022

05-01-2023

LUCI 20 years events Sparking the Future of Urban Lighting – online gathering Read >> Ex...

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Inspiring speakers shared their crossed visions on the future of light festivals during LLFF 2022

Inspiring speakers shared their crossed visions on the future of light festivals during LLFF 2022

20-12-2022

Organised by LUCI and the City of Lyon, the 2022 edition of the Lyon Light Festival Forum ...

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Light can be a “Beacon of Hope”

Light can be a “Beacon of Hope”

16-12-2022

Are light festivals still sustainable ? What is the future of Light festivals ? ✨ Light can be a "...

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Watch the Retrospective and Future of 20 years of LUCI with Jean-Michel Daclin, LUCI Honorary President

Watch the Retrospective and Future of 20 years of LUCI with Jean-Michel Daclin, LUCI Honorary President

01-12-2022

In this interview made at the occasion of LUCI's 20th anniversary, former LUCI President Jean-Michel Dacl...

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Call for Expressions of Interest to Host LUCI events 2024-2025

Call for Expressions of Interest to Host LUCI events 2024-2025

29-11-2022

Be the next host city of the LUCI Annual General Meeting or LUCI City under Microscope! We are now cal...

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Luci d’Artista celebrates its 25th birthday

Luci d’Artista celebrates its 25th birthday

24-11-2022

The 25th anniversary-edition of the famous light festival of Turin was launched on Wednesday 27 October 2...

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LUCI network explores the Future of Urban Lighting in Busan

LUCI network explores the Future of Urban Lighting in Busan

08-11-2022

The LUCI Annual General Meeting 2022 in Busan, South Korea, which was jointly organised by LUCI and Busan...

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Welcome to new LUCI member cities Istanbul, Madiun Regency and Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole!

Welcome to new LUCI member cities Istanbul, Madiun Regency and Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole!

27-10-2022

LUCI is delighted to welcome three new city members to the network these past few weeks: I...

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Cities of Jyväskylä, Rabat, Seoul and Glasgow to lead the LUCI network

Cities of Jyväskylä, Rabat, Seoul and Glasgow to lead the LUCI network

27-10-2022

The member cities of LUCI elected a new Executive Committee to lead the network during the LUCI General A...

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Beacon of Hope –  an international light art co-creation

Beacon of Hope –  an international light art co-creation

29-09-2022

How can cities adapt to changing social and environmental contexts? Light festivals can be fantastic spac...

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“La nuit est belle” – happening on September 23rd 2022!

“La nuit est belle” – happening on September 23rd 2022!

23-09-2022

Co-organised since 2019 by Greater Geneva, the Geneva Natural History Museum, the Geneva Astronomical Soc...

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The LUCI AGM Busan is one month away!

The LUCI AGM Busan is one month away!

21-09-2022

The LUCI AGM Busan is one month away - and the LUCI team is excited to meet you there in-person! Belo...

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Call for Artists: LEIPZIG FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS is looking for outdoor artistic projects to be presented along Leipzig’s inner-city ring road.

Call for Artists: LEIPZIG FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS is looking for outdoor artistic projects to be presented along Leipzig’s inner-city ring road.

19-09-2022

Calling "We are the people" and "No violence", around 70,000 people gathered on October 9, 1989, to march...

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15th of September is the anniversary of the LUCI Charter on Urban Lighting!

15th of September is the anniversary of the LUCI Charter on Urban Lighting!

15-09-2022

Since 2010, cities worldwide have committed to the LUCI Charter on Urban Lighting – a common vision that aims...

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Only two days left to apply for Cities & Lighting Awards

Only two days left to apply for Cities & Lighting Awards

07-09-2022

Cities and local authorities have until Friday 9 September 2022 – 11:59pm CEST to submit an application f...

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What awaits you at LUCI Annual General Meeting in Busan?

What awaits you at LUCI Annual General Meeting in Busan?

30-08-2022

🎤 New learning format: LUCI Talks We are launching the LUCI Talks, an enlightening series of 1...

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One month left to apply for the LUCI Cities & Lighting Awards!

One month left to apply for the LUCI Cities & Lighting Awards!

11-08-2022

Cities and other organisations have until 9 September 2022 to fill in the Application Form 2022 and submi...

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LUCI Summer Reading List

LUCI Summer Reading List

02-08-2022

☀️ Take some time this summer for some light reading! Check out some of the recent LUCI urb...

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LUCI Summer Watch List

LUCI Summer Watch List

25-07-2022

Throughout our many events, we have been building the collective knowledge on urban lighting. ...

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Amsterdam Light Festival 2022: Call for Concepts

Amsterdam Light Festival 2022: Call for Concepts

22-07-2022

During the Call for Concepts, the Amsterdam Light Festival invites creatives from all over the world to s...

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Highlights of LUCI Asia Urban Lighting Workshop 2022

Highlights of LUCI Asia Urban Lighting Workshop 2022

18-07-2022

The Future of Urban Lighting after COVID-19 The 2022 LUCI Asia Urban Lighting Workshop, held jointly...

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The city of Eindhoven tests smart public lighting

The city of Eindhoven tests smart public lighting

15-07-2022

They look like flying saucers, or a kind of floating pebbles – the two new light fixtures that will be ha...

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Job opening – Programme Manager

Job opening – Programme Manager

11-07-2022

📢 We are recruiting a Programme Manager! In collaboration with the LUCI team, you will wor...

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Why your city should apply for the LUCI Cities & Lighting Awards?

Why your city should apply for the LUCI Cities & Lighting Awards?

07-07-2022

Whether it is for the intention and objectives of their design, their implementation or overall impact, don't...

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Oulu 2026 Open Call: The Finnish city of Oulu, European Capital of Culture 2026, announces an Open Call for cultural programme partners

Oulu 2026 Open Call: The Finnish city of Oulu, European Capital of Culture 2026, announces an Open Call for cultural programme partners

01-07-2022

Finland will take the cultural centre stage in Europe in 2026 as the City of Oulu, together with 32 munic...

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Delightful daylight in Jyväskylä

Delightful daylight in Jyväskylä

29-06-2022

An installation called "Pallerot" (meaning "Dots") has been installed for the summer 2022 in Jyväskylä (F...

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Launching of the LUCI Cities & Lighting Awards

Launching of the LUCI Cities & Lighting Awards

16-06-2022

At the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Association, we are proud to announce that the new...

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Sparking the Future of Urban Lighting Highlights

Sparking the Future of Urban Lighting Highlights

02-06-2022

Starting on 16th of May 2022, the International Day of Light, 190 participants from 38 different countrie...

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LUCI’s Executive Committee statement in reaction to the situation in Ukraine

LUCI’s Executive Committee statement in reaction to the situation in Ukraine

31-03-2022

During a meeting on the 25th of March 2022, the LUCI Executive Committee stated: "In reaction to t...

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Earth Hour 2022

Earth Hour 2022

30-03-2022

On Saturday 26 March 2022, Earth Hour was taken up again by LUCI City Members. Organized every year since ...

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LUCI Annual Report 2021 is out!

LUCI Annual Report 2021 is out!

22-03-2022

We are pleased to share with you Connecting Cities with Light, the LUCI Annual Report 2021! Read t...

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New publication: Cities’ Guide to Smart Lighting

New publication: Cities’ Guide to Smart Lighting

17-01-2022

LUCI has published the Cities’ Guide to Smart Lighting – a white paper, from cities, for cities – aiming ...

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In Tallinn, the Haabersti tunnels receive a unique lighting solution

In Tallinn, the Haabersti tunnels receive a unique lighting solution

19-12-2021

Earlier this year, the City of Tallinn, a LUCI member, unveiled a new adaptive lighting for tunnels in th...

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LUCI awarded 2021 Spotlight prize of the LIT Lighting Design Awards

LUCI awarded 2021 Spotlight prize of the LIT Lighting Design Awards

14-12-2021

LUCI has received the 2021 Spotlight prize of the LIT Lighting Design Awards for its contribution to ...

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Celebrating 10 years of the Ghent Light Festival

Celebrating 10 years of the Ghent Light Festival

15-11-2021

The Ghent Light Festival celebrated its 10-year anniversary in 2021 by bringing back some of its most pop...

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LUCI AGM Tartu – a one-of-a- kind event

LUCI AGM Tartu – a one-of-a- kind event

15-11-2021

The LUCI Annual General Meeting 2021 in Tartu, Estonia brought together over 200 LUCI members and the urb...

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LUCI and the European Capitals of Culture, a special relationship?

LUCI and the European Capitals of Culture, a special relationship?

15-10-2021

In the early eighties, the Greek and French culture ministers came up with the idea of designating every ...

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New lighting for Reykjavík’s Ódinstorg square

New lighting for Reykjavík’s Ódinstorg square

29-09-2021

The Municipality of Reykjavík recently inaugurated a new look for the Ódinstorg square in the cit...

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Opinion on Smart Lighting: « How can cities coordinate the whole process of development to becoming a smart city? »

Opinion on Smart Lighting: « How can cities coordinate the whole process of development to becoming a smart city? »

29-09-2021

By Zoltán Pap, Managing Director, Budapest Flood and Public Lighting Company – BDK (City of Budapest) ...

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Opinion on Smart Lighting: « We need to ask the right questions and keep the rights of citizens above all else »

Opinion on Smart Lighting: « We need to ask the right questions and keep the rights of citizens above all else »

29-09-2021

By Helene Qvist, Smart City Consultant, City of Albertslund We asked leading city representatives and ...

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