08 December 2015

December 8 — Festival of Lights

I've already posted about the Festival of Lights in Lyon (here), but the shows being cancelled this year due to the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November have made it all the more poignant.

Lyon is still going to celebrate though, and pay homage to the victims from Paris, they way they have for decades — by putting little lights out on their window sills. Public announcements have sprung up at bus stops, in the metro and at kiosks throughout the city these past few weeks encouraging everyone to illuminons notre ville.

So if you are in Lyon tonight, I encourage you to look up. And why not put out a candle or two of your own and spread the light.

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