This weekend in Bucharest: Bucharest International Light Festival – Spotlight

Georgiana Bendre | 20/04/2017 | 09:01

From Thursday until Sunday, the Romanian capital hosts Bucharest International Light Festival – Spotlight takes place, organised by Bucharest City Hall and ARCUB – The Cultural Center of Bucharest. The event returns with a brand new edition designed to reinvent the urban landscape of Bucharest through multimedia and digital art, this spring, from April 20 to April 23.

Starting from 8:30 PM up until 11:30 PM during festival days, Calea Victoriei is reserved to pedestrian traffic, from the National Museum of Art of Romania to Splaiul Independenței. Here you can admire over 20 installations, architectural projections and video mappings that transform the area into a huge open air exhibition.

The event this year announces Phoenix Fire Dancers as its third edition’s opening act, a light show to be performed by Austrian company Phoenix in George Enescu Square, on Thursday, April 20, at 8:30 PM.

Amongst 2017 edition novelties, Art Safari takes part in the Bucharest International Light Festival with images of Stefan Luchian paintings projected on Grand Hotel du Boulevard windows. Another participant for the first time is the MotionLab team, nominated to take part in the world’s biggest light festival competition, The Circle of Light Festival, in 2016.

More info, here.

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