July 10, 2012

“We didn’t know Jerusalem could get any prettier,” rave two visitors to Jerusalem Lights 2012, Jerusalem’s annual light festival, which took place this year at the start of June.

Light exhibits, sculptures and artistic structures drew about a quarter-million visitors to Jerusalem’s Old City in the fourth and largest event yet in the capital city under the direction of artistic director Eduardo Hubscher and produced by the Ariel Company.

This year’s international light festival featured a dozen Israeli artists as well as talent from France, Portugal, Italy, Germany, England, Holland, Britain and Estonia — breathtaking light sculptures, interactive video presentations, musical exhibits, street performances, fire shows, large projections, music and movement.

Music by Mayumana Group and William Close

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