Water Light Festival
In mid-May, the impressive art festival in the historical centre of Brixen offers again a magical atmosphere and unforgettable moments.
From May 10th to May 26th 2018, Brixen is the setting of a very special festival, taking place from 9 pm until midnight and enchanting all visitors by means of spectacular lights.
The festival present various artistic light installations, focussing especially on the city’s water stations and cultural gems, interpreting them in a new way.
This year, 14 artists from all over the world will participate at the World Water Festival in Brixen. The city centre becomes a fascinating place with 27 installations – water becomes life, light becomes art.
Exhibitions & supporting programme
In addition to the artistic light installations, there are exhibitions, concerts and various projects on the subjects of light and water. The faculty of design and arts of Bozen University participates with the exhibition “Progettare l’acqua” in Adler Art gallery.
The students of the primary and secondary schools in Brixen also have the possibility to participate in a drawing competition. A jury selects 100 pictures among all submissions, which will be projected on the façade of Hotel Pupp in the historical city centre during the Water Light Festival.
The UNESCO has proclaimed May 16th “International Day of Light”. Different events in the whole world should raise awareness of light important for many areas of life such as science, medicine, communication or art. The Water Light Festival is part of this international network as well.
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