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Festival of Lights illuminates French city of Lyon

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Festival of Lights illuminates French city of Lyon

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The Fete des Lumieres in Lyon is four days of light and sound extravaganza which make it one of the premium events of its kind in the world.

Originally a religious celebration to thank the Virgin Mary for saving the city from plague in the 17th century, the Festival of Lights has become a huge event, attracting tens of thousands of visitors every year.

www.fetedeslumieres.lyon.fr