The program is beeing updated as new activities arrive:

Before the festival:


During the week leading up to the light festival, a container will be set up in the city center. The container is equipped with LED lights from the company Gro Lys, which allows for vegetable production up to 100 kg. per week in the container without the use of daylight. The vegetables grown in the container will be used at the “Light Dinner”, which is held at. 6:30 pm, December 5, 2019 at the School of Design. See below.

Location of the container will be published later.

Thursday, December 5, 2019:

09:00 – 16:30 Light Talks

Light conference for professionals and other lighting enthusiasts.

Location: Kolding library, Slotssøvejen 4. 6000 Kolding

See program here. (Only in danish)

16:30 – Lighting

The Nicolai is behind this light choir, which marches through the city. Several of the city’s major choirs have signed up, but all are welcome to join. The choir’s procession through the city concludes with the brand new work “Winter Garden”, created for Nicolai by the lighting designer og this year Sarah Fredelund.

Start at the Kolding Library and end in Nicolai.

17:30 – Then the karaoke night is judged with wild light

Mungo Park Kolding is behind this exuberant feature.

The doors open at 5.30 pm

Karaoke from 17.30

On the occasion of the Light Festival, in addition to the “normal” karaoke, there will be light that responds to sound. So when you sing wilder, the light gets wilder. There will be a stand with costumes available to use when displaying your karaoke skills.

There will be a prize for best performance between 6 p.m. 8:00 p.m. to 21:00.

The bar will be open throughout the event. Cold beer, wine, water etc. Everyone is welcome regardless of age, but if you want to buy alcohol at the bar, you must show ID (passport or driver’s license). We look forward to seeing (and not least hearing) you.

Location: Fredericiagade 1, 6000 Kolding

Free entrance.

18:30 “Light Dinner” at the Design School.

For DKK 750, you can get a sumptuous menu with accompanying wines, which at the same time makes you clearer how light tastes. The speakers from today’s light conference will also be present, so you can continue the talk of light over dinner.

Location: Design School Kolding, Ågade 10, 6000 Kolding


Saturday, December 7, 2019:

10: 00-15: 00 The world’s largest chandelier

Workshop at Trapholt for individuals and families, where you can help create the world’s largest chandelier, which will be unveiled on December 18.

Price: Entrance to Trapholt

Location: Trapholt, Æblehaven 23, 6000 Kolding

10 am – 5 pm “Light Graffiti”

The Trapholt Art Museum is conducting a large light experiment with Aarhus University, where the audience on a digital canvas can draw with the sun’s rays.

Price: Entrance to Trapholt.

Location: Trapholt, Æblehaven 23, 6000 Kolding

Throughout the festival:

Exhibition at Kolding Library with students’ new light products, lamps and inventions, where light creates new value.

Treasure hunting via lights in the stores organized by CityKolding and Lik Lighting