Art & Culture

Festival of Lights in Chartres

Festival of Lights in Chartres (96 km from Paris) starts this weekend every day after sunset buildings will light up with all rainbow lights, turing this city into a fairy tail world.

This year the festival celebrates its 10 th anniversary, so the organizers will mark the especially memorable performances. Throughout this summer after sunsat  the city  will light up with new colors, opening up new and unknown faces of well-known sights.

A total of 29 sites will change its face in the summer.

Besides illumination city will be revived by numerous open air performances, animations, music installations and teater performances.

During the 10 years of the festival, it became the main event, held in Chartres and attracts 1 million visitors every year.

On the opening day there will be a charity fundraiser, money will be sent to the association for helping children with a very rare skin disease xeroderma pigmentosa.

The festival will come to the end 21 September with  a grand Festival of Lights in honor of the end.

Do not miss your chance to plunge into the enchanting and magical world of lights at least for a few moments!

 

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