In 2005, the Festival of Lights was born. The idea was to illuminate beautiful buildings with colorful light in order to escape from the depressing days in autumn. Since then, the Festival became a real audience magnet which is delighting millions of people every year. The beautiful illuminations from the beginnings have turned into huge projections and 3D video mappings.
The idea is going around the world these days and has became a movement. Festival director Birgit Zander does remember well the first meetings with the former mayor of Berlin. He already predicted: The Festival of Lights will be a hit. He was right.
Here you have an overview about what happened the last years: