Latest News – 02 March
Enlighten Weather Update - 11:00pm
For Enlighten tonight, please dress for a mild evening.
ExperienceSpectacular & Immersive›
Voala Station follows the journey of four businessmen swept into a world of magic and dizzying heights, after missing the last late-night train.
As the sun sets on Lake Burley Griffin, 300 illuminated paper boats transform into an incandescent fleet.
This illuminated installation is a collaboration between visual artist David Kenworthy and Oliver Laing.
Alpine are six friends from Melbourne who make bold, twinkling, sophisticated pop music. Traversing diverse themes, ideas and sounds.
Watch the sun slip away and the stars come out with angel-voiced songstress Katie Noonan. Kicking off the night is Uncle Jed.
Dress in your retro best and dance to the British Invasion beats of Melbourne’s celebrated 60s band The Substitutes, as we groove back to 1965.
A rare opportunity to wander through the Gardens at night experiencing lantern lit pathways and thematic garden lighting.
Sit back and enjoy the results of this fun festival that gives budding filmmakers the chance to write, shoot, edit and produce a short film.
An outdoor performance paying homage to the ritualistic element of fire, celebrating light in its most simple and enchanting form.
Make your mark on the Greatest Cubby Ever Built in the heart of Old Parliament House. Collaborate in colour!
Welcome to a swamp like no other! Using shadow puppets made from bits of rubbish, Jeff Achtem of Bunk Puppets creates a gurgling adventure about life in a swamp.
As the sun goes down, enjoy the sounds of wild Africa in a unique and immersive experience only metres away from the Zoo’s lions – the “Kings” of the Jungle.
Enlighten Night Noodle Markets
10 nights from February 27 to March 8.
Enlighten is excited to welcome the Night Noodle Markets to Canberra as part of the 2015 event!
Nicole WarrenCreative producer
"Enlighten 2015 celebrates the International Year of Light with immersive experiences, stunning visuals, award-winning performances and spectacular Australian premieres."
"Enlighten brings light, color, people and movement to Canberra like no other event - it's always a challenge to shoot and constantly evolving."