Dates and places

The Copenhagen Light Festival takes place in February in Copenhagen city centre and is mostly free to attend.

The festival contains permanent, semi-permanent and temporary experiences, such as

  • Beautiful, captivating temporary sculptural elements or staging of urban
    spaces, historic buildings and the cultural district with lights and colours
  • Dynamic light experiences such as pixel mapping, film, moving projectors
  • Listed activities such as dark walks, city cycling or night-running with lights
  • Interactive light experiences – citizens and tourists are involved, staging or
    managing / contributing themselves
  • Artistic lighting experiences relating to sound
  • The city’s existing light experiences are included and highlighted

Sustainability, Green Mobility, Equality and Diversity are important elements in
creative / artistic interaction with the strong Danish traditions and competencies
in light (and darkness!).