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The photo competition of the Festival of Lights takes place annually during the festival. The exact dates for the competition will be announced in time here and on the homepage. The conditions of participation will also be published here.

Photo Competition 2020 by Excire

For this year’s photo competition as part of the Festival of Lights we are looking again for the most beautiful Festival Of Lights photos! Our motto:: Together We Shine!

We are pleased to welcome the innovative company Excire Inc. from the USA with its “artificially intelligent” operated Excire Photo Software as a partner!


Category 1 Professional (camera):

  • 1. Price: 1. 000€ and an Excire photo software worth 79€
  • 2. Price: 500€ and an Excire photo software worth 79€
  • 3. Prize: 300€ and an Excire Photo Software worth 79€
  • 4. to 30. Prize: An Excire Photo Software worth 79€

The Festival of Lights Team wishes you good luck!


Conditions of participation*:

1. Please mark your competition photos with a caption as follows: First and last name, email

2. Please send a maximum of two pictures for your valid participation to: fotowettbewerb@festival-of-lights.de


All winners will be notified by email from the Festival of Lights Team.

Winners 2019

1. Place: Waldemar Pache

2. Place: Antonio Jesús García Cruz

3. Place: Andreas Mnich-Rößger

Iris Schneider

Maximilian Kalkofen

Corinna Tonn

Christian Kremer

Conny Müller

Vincent Rubach

Martina Düvert

Winners 2018

1. Place: Maximilian Kalkofen

2. Place: Jessica Kriegbaum

3. Place: Torsten Thiele

Andreas Siebert

Marcus Klepper

Michael Kommrowski

Carsten Rathge

Dirk Jalas

Sabine Otten

Irina Ziedorn (sp)

Sabine Knorr

Olaf Neidhardt (sp)

Werner Krätzig (sp)

sp=special price

Winners 2017

1. Place: Stefan Lubs

2. Place: Torsten Thiele

3. Place: Matthias Wilhelm

Torsten Thiele

Martina Düvert

Stefanie Kunkel

Tom Gorski

Kimberly Gintar

Patrizia Selle

Niklas Böttcher

Matthias Wilhelm

Martina Düvert