The Festival of Lights – Fetes des Lumieres – brings designers from all over the world to create giant lighting art installations. It has become one of Lyon's most famous festivals. It runs until 8 December.

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View of 'Lyon, Terre aux lumieres' installation by artists Gilbert Coudene and Etienne GuiolRobert Pratta/Reuters
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View of 'Lyon, Terre aux lumieres' installation by artists Gilbert Coudene and Etienne GuiolRobert Pratta/Reuters
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View of 'Les Pockets' (Pocket Lights) installation by collective Tilt during the rehearsal for the Festival of Lights in central LyonRobert Pratta/Reuters
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View of 'Lyon, Terre aux lumieres' installation by artists Gilbert Coudene and Etienne GuiolRobert Pratta/Reuters
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View of a giant incandescent light bulb as part of the 'Incandescence' installation by artist Severine FontaineRobert Pratta/Reuters
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People watch the 'Reves de nuit' installation by artist Damien FontaineRobert Pratta/Reuters
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View of 'Laniakea' installation by artists Jerome Donna and Simon Milleret-GodetRobert Pratta/Reuters
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View of 'Laniakea' installation by artists Jerome Donna and Simon Milleret-GodetRobert Pratta/Reuters