Jerusalem Light Festival 2018

International Light Festival in the Old City of Jerusalem

Jerusalem has been hosting the Light Festival for many years. Visitors are invited to wander the alleys of the Old City of Jerusalem among the installations and light shows by local and international artists.

Up-to-date information about the festival can be found on the official website.



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In 2018, the city of Jerusalem invited for the 10th time to one of the most extraordinary light art festivals worldwide. To experience were 3D installations, video mappings on the landmarks of the city, the famous Old City walls, sound & light shows and other light art installations. The FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS Berlin was also proudly present from June 27th to July 5th!

The team from Germany presented their project “Language of Love” – the word “love” in many languages of the world on the Damascus Gate, as well as the staging “Enlighted” on the Dormitio Abbey. The facade of the German-speaking Benedictine Abbey on Mount Zion shone in new, colorful robes.