Lumière Arts Festival
Date: Thu, Sep 27 2018 - Sat, Sep 29 2018
Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB
Be a part of the magic that is the annual Lumière Arts Festival.
Lumière is a free annual arts festival held in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The three-day festival brings together Cape Breton’s diverse cultural sectors to infuse Sydney’s downtown with contemporary visual art, theatre, dance and music. Lumière is an accessible, interactive, educational, and engaging festival that underlines the importance of public participation and cultural democracy. Lumière presents over 40 projects and events including a diverse mix of arts installations, screenings, talks and workshops by local and high profile visiting artists, artisans and heritage presenters. 2018 marks the eighth year of the Lumière Arts Festival. As demonstrated in its first seven editions, Lumière is a well-organized, professionally run, high-caliber festival that provides both residents and visitors with an exciting artistic experience. Audiences have grown each year with attendance reaching 15,000 in 2017.