Berlin lights fest

This item appears on page 4 of the June 2011 issue.

During Berlin’s seventh annual Festival of Lights, Oct. 12-23, 2011, landmarks and monuments will be illuminated and international artists and lighting designers will present light installations, art and designs. Cultural events are scheduled.

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Kurfürstendamm and, during the festival, buildings on the famous boulevard will be artistically illuminated.

The festival is a free event that draws millions of visitors. For info on events and touring options, phone +49 30 25 00 25 or visit LightSeeing tours are offered by LightLiner bus, on the Lightship, by Velotaxi, in a LightLimo or on foot.