Antoine de Saint-Exupéry celebrated in Lyon

This year for the Festival of Lights in Lyon, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is the center of the event ! Place Bellecour, a big movie with an evocation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry will be screened, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of his death .

A show of seventeen minutes every half hour, with a screen on the Ferris wheel and projections on the north side of buildings will be the main event. Damien Fontaine designed these « Dreams of night. » He’s the artist who delighted audiences last year with « The Prince of Lights » in Place Bellecour . The latter, so often at the center of illuminations will not be abandoned either. Light creations will unveil the treasures of the Museum of Fine Arts on the front of City Hall and the Palais Saint -Pierre.

Other landmarks illuminated in Lyon : the Cathedral of St. John should play between color and black and white, and the Parc de la Tête d’Or will head in the stars through large luminous kites  » Buoyed by the wind.  »  The 2014 edition promises to be as beautiful, as moving, as fun and as poetic as the previous two . That’s saying something !