Place Sathonay, Les Lumignons du Coeur
The Lumignons du Cœur are taking over Place Sathonay this year for the Lyon Festival of Lights.
Twenty thousand tealights, in French ‘lumignons’, will be used to light up the statue of Hippolyte Blandan on Place Sathonay.
150 mirrors will reflect these twinkling tealights, creating a dazzling display.
What’s more, this display supports the charity Docteur Clown, which funds the visits of clowns, jugglers, and professional magicians to hospitalised children.