The Jerusalem Festival of Light has become an annual event in which the Old City of Jerusalem is brought to light. Dramatic light-ups of the ancient architecture of the Old City as well as the installation of light statues, performances, and pieces of museum artwork conceived by some of the leading light artists from Israel and the world will be complemented by onstage and street performances. The 2017 Jerusalem Festival of Light will take place between June 28 and July 6.
Jerusalem Festival of Light 2017
The 2017 Jerusalem Festival of Light will bring light artists from around the world to the city. Together, they will create of the world’s largest light festivals set to attract 250,000 visitors. Installations will sit across the Old City, illuminating the walls of the Old City, and the buildings and sites that sit within, in unique and beautiful ways, as well as installations in public spaces.
Visiting the Jerusalem Festival of Light
Entrance to the festival is free of charge and suitable for all ages. The festival takes place every evening between June 28 and July 6 from 20:00-23:00, apart from Friday night. There will be four well marked routes to follow through the Old City – and maps and information will be distributed at the Jaffa Gate.
Lotus Dome – Jerusalem Light Festival 2013