Lux Helsinki Lights Event

Lux Helsinki Lights Event

Helsinki Light Festival attracted over 500.000 visitors on 5 days i 2016.

Arranged for the eighth time on 6–10 January 2016, Lux Helsinki filled the centre of Helsinki, Finland, with delighted visitors. Audience feedback highlighted the event's unique atmosphere, which combines a sense of community, crisp winter weather and spectacular light artworks.

The festival attracted over a half million visitors during a five-day period. Lux Helsinki is organised by the City of Helsinki and is free for visitors.

European light

The festival featured hits from European light festivals, as well as commissioned works by Finnish artists. Artists from Finland, Belgium, Canada and France created a total of 16 light artworks for the event.

The works were arranged along a route including the Ateneum Art Museum, Senate Square, the Esplanade Park, the Old Church Park and Annankatu.

Opening hours

The festival will be held from 5 - 9  January in  2017. All works will be displayed between 5 pm and 10 pm without interruption.

Proveded by

5 - 9 January 2017

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Type of Event
  • Art Festival

Lux Helsinki Lights Event