Monday, December 17, 2012

PAST: "Fête des Lumières" continues in Georgetown FRI, Dec 13th - FRI, Dec 20th, most events are Free

Friday, December 13th - Friday, December 20th 
See complete schedule and find more info here!

The holiday season will be aglow as four international artists bring their public art displays, using lights as their medium, to Georgetown for a week-long festival inspired by the world-renowned Fête des Lumières, Festival of Lights, in Lyon, France.  

Alliance Française de Washington D.C, Georgetown BID, Art Soiree Productions, EDF (Elecricite de France), SPAIN arts & culture, The JBG Companies, and Wallonie-Bruxelles International are proud to bring this world-renowned celebration to Georgetown for the festival's U.S. premiere!

Throughout the Week:
  • Art Installations, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  • “Floating Lights” and “Ciudad Habitada,” will remain on display throughout the festival. 
  • Georgetown Holiday Window Competition - Neighborhood merchants create holiday-themed window displays using only four different materials for the second annual competition.  
  • *New this year: lights will be added as a fifth material in honor of the Fête des Lumières.  Location: Storefronts of Georgetown. More info here.
Georgetown - Various Locations 
Metro: Foggy Bottom, Dupont Circle or Rosslyn and take the Circulator bus to Georgetown or take any of the 30 line buses that run along Penn/ M St and Wisconsin Ave. See metro trip-planner for bus access.

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