Amsterdam Light Festival 2014-2015Visit Amsterdam Light Festival 2014 – 2015

Forty pieces of art, setting the city in a completely new light, will brighten up the inner city of Amsterdam.

This winter, Amsterdam will light up once again up during the third edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival.

For almost 2 months, the historical center of Amsterdam will be the unique décor for this international festival. The Amsterdam Light Festival is a winter light festival for everyone, regardless of age.

Light Sculptures and Projections

Centred on the theme of ‘A Bright City’, the Amsterdam Light Festival features a canal cruise (Water Colours) and walking route (The Illuminade) taking in this year’s selection of spectacular illuminated artworks.

The festival shows light sculptures and projections of contemporary (international) artists in public space. Amsterdam Light Festival brings light during the darkest period of the year and illuminates the audience with colorful artwork.

Water Colors & Illuminade

alf logoThe Amsterdam Light Festival 2014/2015 will take place from 27 November 2014 to 18 January 2015. The boat route, Water Colors, will take place from 27 November 2014 to 18 January 2015, and the walking route, Illuminade, from 11 December 2014 to 4 January 2015.

One of the Best Light Festival in Europe!

Recently The Guardian named Amsterdam Light Festival one of the most beautiful light festivals of Europe. Mostly because this is the only light festival where the observer can view the light objects by boat, bringing a completely new dimension to the experience.

Water Colors, the Boatroute

27 November 2014 to 18 January 2015

Experience the festival in a whole new way: from the water! This special boat route through the canals of Amsterdam allows you to enjoy light art, projections and installations by (international) artists. The last boats leave around 9.30 pm and there are no tours on New Year’s Eve.

1. House of Cards

2. Water Fun

3. Floating Bridge

4. Early Projections

5. Intrepid, the paper boat

6. World of Shapes

7. Ghost Ship

8. On the Wings of Freedom

9. my light is your light...

10. The Gatekeepers

11. LightHouse

12. The Sphere of Amsterdam

13. Lightbridge

14. Moonburn


16. Mirrorings

17. LIGHT(onda)FLOW

18. Arborescence

19. Tulip Mania!

20. This is it, be here now

21. Lux Turba Sensus

22. Couleur Locale

23. Effervescence

24. Circle of Life


Illuminade Walking Route

The walking route takes you past several inspiring light artworks of the Amsterdam Light Festival. During this unique international exhibition, young and established (international) artists will present their creations in the public space. Works include aprojections on historical buildings, installations on the street or in public parks, or works that require visitor participation. A unique experience in the darkest months of the year. More information about the Illuminade Walking Route

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