Frequently asked questions

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When does Edition #10 take place?
Our anniversary edition takes place from 02 December 2021 until 23 January 2022. Find more info here.

What will the route look like?
This year the water route will be back in the city centre of Amsterdam. The route will be similar to the one of Edition #8. 

Can I purchase tickets already?
Yes, you can get your ticket vouchers now via our ticket shop. This way you can support our festival and secure yourself of a spot. When official ticket sales start you can exchange the vouchers for regular tickets. For any questions regarding ordering, paying and personalizing tickets, visit:

Who are the winners of the voting campaign?
You can find them here!

How do I become a volunteer?
How nice to hear you would like to volunteer! We will announce the recruitment of volunteers via our website and social media soon.

Is there an Open Call this year?
There will be no Open Call for Edition #10. We will celebrate 10 years of Amsterdam Light Festival with the highlights of previous editions. We hope to be back next fall with the Open Call for Edition #11!


Who organizes Amsterdam Light Festival?
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.

What happens to the artworks after the festival is over?
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.

How do I become a partner of Amsterdam Light Festival?
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.

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