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Welcome to the moscow international festival «сircle of light» 2014!

The IV Moscow International festival «Сircle of light», one of the outstanding events, devoted to the growing possibilities of modern lighting technologies, will take place in Moscow from October,10 to October, 14. This year the main theme of the festival is a worldwide journey – a multifaceted and fascinating odyssey of light that unites the world.

The majestic locations of the festival among which are VDNH, The Bolshoi theater, Tsaritsyno park, Ostankino and part of the Kuznetskiy Most street will be enhanced with the help of modern lighting technologies bringing an unrivalled multimedia adventure experience to all spectators. The guests of the festival will obtain a chance to see the beauty of most remote locations on the planet, become familiar with the culture and traditions of different nations of the world as well as gain sight of numerous light installations, breathtaking laser shows and other astonishing works brought by the leading Russian and foreign professionals in the field of lighting technologies.

Moreover, the annual videomapping contest «ARTVISION» will take place in the framework of the festival. The participants of the contest will have an opportunity to submit their works in 3 nominations: classical architectural mapping contest, contemporary art mapping contest and VJs battle contest. The works will be reviewed both by live audience and by a panel of judges, consisting of international members. The demonstration of works will be carried out on VDNH location.

The Educational program will take place on two following locations this year: Digital October center and interactive Media cube that will be constructed on Manezhnaya Square.

The Digital October center will host an eventful professional educational program that will include numerous master-classes, show-cases and workshops dedicated to the practical aspects of working with light. The world leading professionals in the fields of lighting technologies, architecture and design will share their broad experience and reveal the main specifics of such work.

The educational events in the interactive Media cube on Mahezhnaya Square will involve lectures, discussion sessions, meeting that will be devoted to the cross-cultural ideas and experience exchange in the field of videomapping, lighting design and other aspects of modern technologies integration and influence on the customary city space. The visitors of the Media cube programs will learn about the latest tendencies in multimedia technologies development and will have an opportunity to share their opinions and join the Q&A sessions devoted to upper-mentioned topics.

Being a traditional present of the Moscow State Government to citizens and guests of the capital, the Moscow International festival «Сircle of light» attracts attention of a broad public every year. The event is highly awaited not only by the professional audience but also by millions of people around the world, achieving its main objective in uniting the nations of the world in the same way that only the light is able to do!

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