Copenhagen Light Fest. Photo competition.
The 30 pictures nominated

You can now vote for the best photo for our “Street Award”
The winner will be announced at the end of the year

We are happy to finally be able to share the 30 nominated photos for this year’s Copenhagen Light Festival Photo Competition
Follow the link to vote for the best photo for our “Street Award”



Open Call ends May 15th, 23:59, 2024 

Dialogue with selected artists runs June-August 2024

The selection of works is expected to be finalised by October 2024

Festival period is January 31st – February 23rd, 2025

2 – 25 FEBRUARY 2024

Have a look at all the beautiful light works presented to the festival guests in February 2024:

In the program, you will also find details about events during the festival, including the concert series with the DR Vocal Ensemble in Marmorkirken, pop-ups near the light artworks, and the Light Run and Family Run.

All light works were placed in Copenhagen’s city center and around Refshaleøen, Ørestad, DR Koncerthuset, Vestre Kirkegård, Nordhavn, and the bridge districts.

 The festival’s map this year featured walking, running, cycling, harbor bus, and bus routes.


Copenhagen Light Festival

Guided tours

As something new in 2024, Copenhagen Light Festival organised guided walks – to transform the chilly February evenings into an enchanting experience through the heart of Copenhagen with inspiring stories behind each light work, narrated by knowledgeable guides from the light festival.

Copenhagen Light Festival - guided walks

Each guided tour lasted 1 hour and 30 minutes with 24 participants
Light installation: Corkscrew by Frederik Hougs & Erik Lindkvist Thomsen (DK)

Copenhagen Light Festival - guided walks

Every year the guided canal cruise by Stromma starts from departure point at Ved Stranden

Duration: approximately 45 minutes

Have a look at this footage from a very special spot in Copenhagen:
Opening night at Vestre Kirkegård.

Thanks to those that greatly support the Copenhagen Light Festival

Copenhagen Light Festival considers energy

During one day the festival’s electricity usage correspond with 3 fully charged electric cars

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