For the third consecutive year, ONLYLYON ambassadors reunited in Sydney in EY offices and celebrate this tradition from Lyon since 1643.
It was an amazing edition with more than eighty Lyon citizens and lovers gathered in the evening to taste Lyon’s gastronomy in a friendly atmosphere. Nicolas Croizer, General Consul of France in Australia, Jean-Francois Zurawick, director of la Fête des Lumières de Lyon, Jean Ballandras, General Secretary at Akuo Energy – from Lyon to Sydney by the Elysée, shared their vision of the Festival of Lights, which gathered 4 million visitors in Lyon last December. Next Lyon Festival of Lights is taking place from Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th December.
Leo Denes, founder of Australiance.com, who launched the ambassador network ONLYLYON in September 2016, was really proud to gather so many people during the Vivid Festival.
“Festival des lumières” (Festival of lights) has a real international force and inspire other international cities.
In 2017: Montreal Festival of Lights in February honours Lyon and inaugurate a “light” pathway which includes the work of 6 Lyon artists.
After the Festival of Book in Francfort (October 2017), which honoured Lyon and its festival of Lights with the enlightenment of Römer Townhall, FOL exported to Hong Kong (from 23rd to 25th of November) in partnerships with “Hong Kong Lights”.
FDL shines around the world thanks to ONLYLYON Ambassadors! 8 events in total: Moscow, Sydney, Hong Kong, Madrid, Sao Paulo, New York, Shangai.
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