Each year, Moscow hosts one of the greatest light art festivals in the world.
The Circle of Light International Festival blankets the streets, buildings, and waterways of Moscow every year in shimmering light art. The annual celebration, celebrates 2D and 3D artists by giving the artists access to the city's public spaces. Expect projection mapped facades, neon light sculptures, and LED-adorned costumes.
According to the festival's organizers, "the guests of [Circle of Light] 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."
Take a look through some of our favorite images from the luminescent festivities below:
Visit the Circle of Light Festival's website for more on the illuminated extravaganza.
This article was originally published on October 15, 2014.