How it all began

The first light shows took place in Lyon on 8th December 1852 for religious reasons. Here’s the real story of the most popular event in Lyon.

Lyon Roman theatre during the 2017 Festival of Lights

the Roman theatre #FDL2017

Composer and director Damien Fontaine, (a regular at the Festival of Lights) is an International Artist, who has been inspired by Hindu legend -“Balaha”, which tells the tale of a mythical horse escaping from the stars.

The Improvidence Theater

The Improvidence in Lyon is the only theater in France to feature exclusively improvised shows. Some shows and workshops are all in English.