About the Festival

The Circle of Light Moscow International Festival is an annual event at which lighting designers and audiovisual artists from various countries reinvent the architecture of Moscow. For a few days Moscow will turn into a light universe while fascinating building projections will color the streets and fantastic multimedia shows utilizing light, flame, lasers and fireworks will shake the viewers to the core. As always admission to all festival venues is free.

The Educational Program is another side of the Festival. Workshops and presentations by top International light designers and artists are the main profile of the Program. Any of the above is completely free but require pre-registration.

ART VISION PROJECTION MAPPING AND VJING COMPETITION IS RUN AS PART OF THE CIRCLE OF LIGHT FESTIVAL. THE COMPETITION CAN BE ENTERED IN THREE NOMINATIONS:

1 CLASSIC
2 Modern
3 VJing

There is an educational program that takes place during the festival. It includes lectures and workshops with the world class lighting designers. Educational activities are open for visitors, but the pre-registration is needed.

The «Circle of Light» festival has won:

  • «The Guinness world record»

    for the largest projected image (2015);
  • «The Innovations Time»

    award for the Eventful Project of the Year nomination (2015);
  • «The Event of the Year»

    award for the City Festival of the Year (2015);
  • «The Moscow Times Awards»

    for the Cultural Event of the Year (2014);
  • «Best of Russia/Best.ru»

    award for the Best Cultural Event of the Year (2014);
  • «Guiding Light Award»

    for the Best Event (2014);
  • «Brand No. 1 in Russia»

    in the Festival category (2013, 2014);
  • «Brand of the Year/EFFIE»

    in the Entertainment Industry category (2011, 2012).

The organizer of the «Circle of Light» festival is the Department of Sport and Tourism of Moscow.

The coordinator of the festival is LBL Communication Group.

General enquiries: info@lightfest.ru