The ninth edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival will take place from November 26 2020 until January 17 2021. The artworks are switched on daily from 5pm until 11pm. On New Year's Eve they will be switched on from 5pm until 8pm.
The theme of the ninth edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival is 'When Nature Calls'. To read more about this year's theme, click here.
Ticket sales will start from October 1 2020 onwards.
Amsterdam Light Festival is a foundation with a management team and a board. The event is a private company in partnership with the municipality, the cultural sector and numerous companies. The board consists of representatives from both the cultural and corporate sectors in Amsterdam. Want to know how you can support our foundation? Click here.
When the festival has come to an end, a selection of artworks will be added to the internationally traveling collection, which is managed by Light Art Collection. A team within this organisation is actively engaged throughout the year in finding new exhibition possibilities, making sure the artworks and artists get a spotlight in cities all over the world.
Amsterdam Light Festival is made possible with the support of many institutes, commercial companies, boating companies, hotels, restaurants, funds and educational partners. To read more about partnerships and how to get in touch with us, visit our partners page.
The Open Call marks the start of preparations for a new festival edition; a worldwide submission call for creative light art concepts. Hereafter, during various phases, we work closely with national and international artists, designers and architects to realise the artworks especially for Amsterdam. More information can be found here.
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