Berlin Celebrates Festival of Lights

Berlin.- Until October 23rd, Berlin is hosting its annual 'Festival of Lights'. Several thousand people watched the opening show on Potsdamer Platz, the official festival center, on October 13th. Berlin art collectors of Art Kabinett social network have been visiting this artful event. The 7th Festival of Lights has more highlights than ever for fans and visitors. With more than 80 illuminations, over 20 international artists and more than 100 partners who participate in the festival, the public event looks set to break its own records. With the spectacular opening projection "Faces of Berlin" is an interactive light art installation in front of the Kollhoff Tower - an oversized mask of the sculptor Erik Tannhauser is created using the latest in video projection technology. Another, already highly acclaimed highlight awaits visitors at the Marlene-Dietrich-Platz, where the installation by light artist Jörn Hanitzsch "The setting(s) s61" premiered. Another highlight of this years festivale is Manfred Kielnhofer's "Guardians of Time" at the Kurfürstendamm as part of its 125-year anniversary. The Festival of Lights is one of the major festivals in the world illumination. Every October, for twelve days, the world-famous landmarks and monuments of Berlin host spectacular light desiplays. National and internationally known artists and lighting designers present extraordinary illuminations, light art objects and designs. The festival is accompanied by numerous art and cultural events around the theme of light. The festival is an free, high-quality artistic event for an audience of millions, creating the worldwide media coverage and thus promote true sustainability. With over one million visitors every year, the festival has become a major tourism magnet for the city of Berlin. Zander & Partners developed the concept of the Festival of Lights and remain responsible for the overall organization and communication. The purely private sector initiative is made possible with the help of numerous partnerships and partners. Visit the festival's website at ... http://festival-of-lights.de