Videos Leipzig Festival of Lights 2024

Leipzig Festival of Light 2023 on video – remembering yesterday, shaping tomorrow

On October 9th, 2023, the city of Leipzig celebrated the Leipzig Festival of Light in memory of the Peaceful Revolution, which took place during fall of 1989. The film gives a look back at the three light projects “Trabi” (Augustusplatz, by Signal Creative and Post Bellum Prag, Czech Republic), “WIR – Leipzig 2023 (Burgplatz, by Philipp Geist and Lukas Taido, Germany) and “Beacon of Hope” (Richard-Wagner-Platz, by Craig Morrison and Ant Dickinson, Scotland/UK). The artists of the light installations have their say in the video, as do contemporary witnesses and visitors to the Leipzig Festival of Light.