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2020.01.16 11:16

Vilnius Festival of Lights to illuminate the secrets of historic courtyards

LRT.lt2020.01.16 11:16

Vilnius Festival of Lights will light up the city at the end of next week, highlighting the city’s architecture and illuminating the most beautiful courtyards.

The festival on January 24-26 also coincides with the city's 697th anniversary, according to the municipality's press release.

“We have been celebrating the birthday of Vilnius [...] since the Festival of Lights came into existence," says Remigijus Šimašius, the Mayor of Vilnius.

Twenty-six light installations by artists from Lithuania, France, Romania, Slovakia, Latvia and other countries will lit up streets, historic courtyards and buildings around the city, each telling a story through light, music and show, according to the press release.

The Vilnius Festival of Lights will be open three evenings on the weekend of January 24-26, 18.00 to 23.00.

The map of venues can be found here.