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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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Oulu2026 Open Call: The Finnish city of Oulu, European Capital of Culture 2026, announces an Open Call for cultural programme partners

Oulu2026 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

Submit your application by 31 July 2022! At the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Associ...

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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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