This year, the Festival of Light will again take over Tampere’s streets, featuring new and familiar illuminations, including projected lighting patterns, light spheres, pendant lights, lit fabric installations, architectural illuminations and the Light Gallery exhibition.

The light figures of the Tampere Festival of Light will be lit at dusk, and turned off on weekdays at 11 pm and on weekends at 5 am.

Step into the light!

  • The Light Gallery exhibition will stretch across the city centre’s western quarters for the duration of the festival
  • The whole Hämeenkatu mainstreet will be illuminated with light figures, decorative lighting and lighting for pedestrian crossing will be added
  • Aleksis Kiven katu street will be lit with familiar lamp-posts illuminations
  • Itäinenkatu street will be lit with familiar illuminations
  • Kauppakatu street gets brand new illuminations
  • Kuninkaankatu street will be lit with with familiar illuminations and in addition the street will be decorated with light spheres all the way to the Stable Yards
  • The surroundings of the Museum Milavida will be decorated with light spheres
  • Hatanpään valtatie road will be illuminated
  • Tuomiokirkonkatu street will get traditional illuminations with lanterns
  • Tammelantori market place will be illuminated
  • Yliopistonkatu street will be decorated with light spheres
  • Tullikamari square gets brand new illuminations. They will be seen after the opening day
  • The Hiedanranta workshop surroundings will be illuminated
  • Konsulinsaari island will be illuminated with horse light figures. They will be seen after the opening day
  • The surroundings of the Laikunlava stage will ne illuminated. This will be seen after the opening day
  • The facades of Verkaranta ja Alakoski power plant will be illuminated

The illuminations are designed by Whitenight lighting and WSP. The illuminations will be constructed and maintained by Vera.