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A Look Back at the CZECH THE LIGHT Events at the SIGNAL Festival

A Look Back at the CZECH THE LIGHT Events at the SIGNAL Festival | 21/10/2014

The second edition of the SIGNAL Light Festival is behind us and so are the CZECH THE LIGHT events. There were five of them held in Prague on 16th – 19th October and we were delighted to see numerous visitors at each of them.
The Second Edition of the SIGNAL Festival Was Visited By 350 000 People. Thank You For Your Attendance!

The Second Edition of the SIGNAL Festival Was Visited By 350 000 People. Thank You For Your Attendance! | 20/10/2014

SIGNAL Festival is over and with it ends the CZECH THE LIGHT culture events series which was supported by the CzechTourism agency. We would like to thank all of you who visited it in any of the Czech cities and we add thanks from the SIGNAL festival team.
This Evening You Have the Last Chance to Visit the SIGNAL Festival!

This Evening You Have the Last Chance to Visit the SIGNAL Festival! | 19/10/2014

Large projections animating famous buildings! A symphony of flashing balloons! A coloured disco in Kampa! The Prague SIGNAL Festival, nearing its end now, has been offering these attractions for three evenings.
The SIGNAL Festival Rules Prague Again. Look at the first photos!

The SIGNAL Festival Rules Prague Again. Look at the first photos! | 17/10/2014

The second edition of the SIGNAL Festival, which concludes CZECH THE LIGHT project, kicked off yesterday evening at 7 p.m. Until Sunday evening, Prague will be shining and beaming with the festival lights, the festival venues are mostly located on the Vltava River banks, in and around the Old Town Square and in front of Rudolfinum.
Visit CZECH THE LIGHT Events at the SIGNAL Festival

Visit CZECH THE LIGHT Events at the SIGNAL Festival | 08/10/2014

This year’s edition of the CZECH THE LIGHT project is drawing to a close; however, its major highlight is still to come – the second edition of the SIGNAL Light Festival, that will offer a number of side events together with the CzechTourism agency, will be held in Prague on 16th – 19th October.
10 Important Tips for SIGNAL Festival 2014

10 Important Tips for SIGNAL Festival 2014 | 07/10/2014

The SIGNAL Light Festival, the largest cultural event of the last autumn was visited by a quarter of million of curious viewers. This year’s second edition on 16th to 19th October will attract visitors by offering them more than 20 light installations, 4 large-format video mapping projections and a rich collection of related programmes. The festival team expects the number of visitors to reach 350 thousand. You should therefore start to plan what exactly do you want to see. Are you already making plans for the upcoming SIGNAL? That's the spirit! If you want to get most of it, remember our 10 tips how to enjoy this year’s festival to your heart’s content!
Light Painting Has Finally Reached Prague

Light Painting Has Finally Reached Prague | 21/09/2014

Since April, the light painting workshops visited all of the Czech Republic and travelled even as far as Berlin, Germany. On 20th September, we unpacked our light brushes in our capital where the highlight of the CZECH THE LIGHT project – the second edition of the SIGNAL Festival – is to switch on its lights soon.
The CZECH THE LIGHT Project Brought Light Painting to Berlin

The CZECH THE LIGHT Project Brought Light Painting to Berlin | 18/09/2014

Kutná Hora, Brno, Hradec Králové, Olomouc, Plzeň, Ostrava, Český Krumlov. All these cities have recently seen light painting – a relatively new, but popular form of art. And on 13th September we finally visited another country as well!
We Look for Volunteers for SIGNAL Festival's New Creative Project

We Look for Volunteers for SIGNAL Festival's New Creative Project | 16/09/2014

Great guys from Austria RING GING BLING are preparing a site-specific installation for SIGNAL that will be located at the very river side. We seek volunteers to play and create!
CZECH THE LIGHT Presented Unique Light Installations in Český Krumluv

CZECH THE LIGHT Presented Unique Light Installations in Český Krumluv | 08/09/2014

The CZECH THE LIGHT cultural events series supported by the CzechTourism agency together with the SIGNAL Festival is slowly drawing to a close. There are only two more stops to visit – Berlin and Prague, however, last weekend the event grabbed everyone’s attention in Český Krumlov and attracted crowds of people in the fine weather.
CZECH THE LIGHT to Visit Český Krumlov and Berlin

CZECH THE LIGHT to Visit Český Krumlov and Berlin | 25/08/2014

Holidays are drawing to a close and the CZECH THE LIGHT project, supported by the Czech Tourism agency together with the SIGNAL Festival, is about to offer more. By mid September we are going to present four events all of them featuring original light art.
The Signal Prague Photo Exhibition Ends This Sunday. Don’t Miss It!

The Signal Prague Photo Exhibition Ends This Sunday. Don’t Miss It! | 20/08/2014

The SIGNAL Light Festival will return to the streets of Prague in less than two months, on 16th – 19th October. Now you can visit a unique festival preview – a photo exhibition entitled Signal Prague.
Light Painting Illuminated Ostrava; Český Krumlov Is Next

Light Painting Illuminated Ostrava; Český Krumlov Is Next | 22/07/2014

The CZECH THE LIGHT project is not on holidays! After visiting Olomouc and Pilsen we set out on our light painting trip to Ostrava on 19th July, where the entertaining workshop led by Andrej Boleslavský attracted about 200 people. How did it turn out and what are the photos like?
What Will You See at This Year’s SIGNAL Festival?

What Will You See at This Year’s SIGNAL Festival? | 11/07/2014

The first edition of the SIGNAL Light Festival was visited by 250,000 people last year. The second edition will take place this year between 16th and 19th October and will once again present numerous light installations and video mapping shows that will turn Prague into even more pulsating and radiant heart of Europe.
Come and Join Our Holiday Light Painting Workshop in Ostrava

Come and Join Our Holiday Light Painting Workshop in Ostrava | 10/07/2014

The CZECH THE LIGHT project has recently stopped for a few days in Olomouc, and will not be back until September in Český Krumlov. Yet we are not standing idle during holidays, apart from the August photo exhibition in Prague, we are also getting ready for the next light painting workshop.
Light Painting Entertained Pilsen. Next Stop Ostrava.

Light Painting Entertained Pilsen. Next Stop Ostrava. | 22/06/2014

On 21st June, a fun “light painting” family event took place in Pilsen with Andrej Boleslavský teaching the special light painting art. Very nice weather invited around 100 people to take part in another CZECH THE LIGHT preview.
Don't Miss Light Painting in Pilsen!

Don't Miss Light Painting in Pilsen! | 18/06/2014

The CZECH THE LIGHT cultural events series supported by the CzechTourism agency in cooperation with SIGNAL festival is not visiting only its five main stops. Presentations of the light installations in Kutná Hora, Brno, Olomouc, Český Krumlov and Prague are accompanied by a number of teasers that, however, receive the same attention.
A Look Back at the Breathtaking CZECH THE LIGHT Event in Olomouc

A Look Back at the Breathtaking CZECH THE LIGHT Event in Olomouc | 17/06/2014

The audience in Olomouc was enjoying the CZECH THE LIGHT cultural events series between 11th and 14th June. Almost 5,000 people came to see the unique light installations in almost tropical weather; accompanying events including fun and creative light painting workshops enjoyed much attention as well. The traditional City Festival was also taking place on 13th and 14th June.
CZECH THE LIGHT Is Preparing an Exhibition of Light Art Photographs

CZECH THE LIGHT Is Preparing an Exhibition of Light Art Photographs | 03/06/2014

The series of cultural events CZECH THE LIGHT supported by the CzechTourism agency in cooperation with SIGNAL festival is travelling all around the Czech Republic this year. In some places we present unique light installations, in others we teach you to have fun with light painting. Yet another event that we are preparing is a photo exhibition Prague Signals that will take place in the centre of Prague in August.
The CZECH THE LIGHT Programme in Olomouc Was Preceded by a Light Painting Event

The CZECH THE LIGHT Programme in Olomouc Was Preceded by a Light Painting Event | 31/05/2014

While we are still looking forward to the main event of the CZECH THE LIGHT programme in Olomouc, on 31st May an entertaining family light painting event took place in Smetanovy sady park with Andrej Boleslavský teaching the special light art there.
Hradec Králové Saw a Light-Painting Event

Hradec Králové Saw a Light-Painting Event | 30/05/2014

On 30th May, a fun “light painting” family event took place in Tylovo nábřeží embankment in Hradec Králové with Andrej Boleslavský teaching the special light painting art. Despite threatening rain, that luckily did not come, around 300 people took part in another CZECH THE LIGHT preview.
The CZECH THE LIGHT Project Is Bringing Modern Light Art to Olomouc

The CZECH THE LIGHT Project Is Bringing Modern Light Art to Olomouc | 20/05/2014

The series of cultural events CZECH THE LIGHT supported by the CzechTourism agency in cooperation with SIGNAL festival is heading to Olomouc after its successful stops in Kutná Hora and Brno. The event will last for four June evenings and its visitors will be able to admire light works of distinguished Czech and foreign artists.
A Light Painting Event is Waiting for You in Hradec Králové. Bring Your Family!

A Light Painting Event is Waiting for You in Hradec Králové. Bring Your Family! | 19/05/2014

The CZECH THE LIGHT cultural events series supported by the CzechTourism agency in cooperation with SIGNAL festival is not visiting only its five main stops. Presentations of the light installations in Kutná Hora, Brno, Olomouc, Český Krumlov and Prague are accompanied by a number of teasers that, however, receive the same attention.
CZECH THE LIGHT Lit Up Brno. What Could You See in the Streets?

CZECH THE LIGHT Lit Up Brno. What Could You See in the Streets? | 18/05/2014

The CZECH THE LIGHT series of cultural events settled down in Brno between 15th and 17th May. The event attracted 60,000 people into the streets who were treated to unique light installations in the historic city centre. Therefore, the anniversary edition of the 10th Brno Museum Night enjoyed a radiant company that also brought along entertaining and creative workshops.
Brno Saw a Light-Painting Event

Brno Saw a Light-Painting Event | 04/05/2014

An entertaining light-painting family event took place in the park adjacent to the Brno House of Arts on 3rd May 2014, where the special light-art was taught by tutor Ondřej Chmel and photographer Jan Kunc. Around 200 participants arrived despite cold and windy weather.
The first CZECH THE LIGHT teaser. What will you see in the streets of Brno and Olomouc?

The first CZECH THE LIGHT teaser. What will you see in the streets of Brno and Olomouc?  | 30/04/2014

The series of cultural events CZECH THE LIGHT started in Kutná Hora where it attracted over 10,000 people. In the coming months, it will visit Brno, Olomouc and Český Krumlov where light installations will be presented making the historic centres of these cities even more beautiful.
CZECH THE LIGHT Is Bringing Modern Light Art to Brno

CZECH THE LIGHT Is Bringing Modern Light Art to Brno | 29/04/2014

CZECH THE LIGHT, a series of cultural events supported by the CzechTourism agency in cooperation with SIGNAL festival is bringing modern light art to Brno! A number of light installations will light up the streets of the largest south Moravian city on three evenings in May. After dark, spectators will be able to admire works of major Czech and international artists in unsual locations.
The CZECH THE LIGHT series kicked-off in Kutná Hora, where 10,000 people came to see SPECTRUM.

The CZECH THE LIGHT series kicked-off in Kutná Hora, where 10,000 people came to see SPECTRUM. | 27/04/2014

Over the past few days, Kutná Hora truly blossomed out. The CZECH THE LIGHT series supported by the CzechTourism agency in cooperation with SIGNAL festival presented the original video mapping show SPECTRUM by The Macula group there perfectly illuminating the Church of St. Barbora.
The Macula Presents the SPECTRUM Video Mapping

The Macula Presents the SPECTRUM Video Mapping | 23/04/2014

The Czech art group, The Macula, whose work was featured at the last year's SIGNAL Light Festival in Prague, is coming to Kutná Hora soon! The creators of the  Khôra video mapping show that illuminated the Church of St. Ludmila in Náměstí míru square in Prague, and of a number of other domestic and international projects, are about to finish their newest creation.
The Interactive Light Bulb CLOUD Installation to Be Featured at the CZECH THE LIGHT for the Last Time!

The Interactive Light Bulb CLOUD Installation to Be Featured at the CZECH THE LIGHT for the Last Time! | 23/04/2014

The interactive CLOUD was one of the most successful installations of the last year's SIGNAL Light Festival in Prague. This cluster made of thousands of light bulbs that the visitors could play with putting the light on and off was first featured in Calgary in 2012, where the local artists Caitlind Brown and Wayne Garrett presented it to demonstrate that a beautiful work of art may be created even of recycled materials. Later on, the CLOUD travelled to Chicago, Moscow and Singapore; the CZECH THE LIGHT series in the Czech Republic will be the last stop of this installation.
Collect Used Bulbs with CZECH THE LIGHT!

Collect Used Bulbs with CZECH THE LIGHT! | 23/04/2014

Have you got any used bulbs at home that you need to get rid of? Send them, or take them to us directly! One of the most popular installations of the Prague SIGNAL Light Festival, the CLOUD of light bulbs by Caitlind Brown a Wayne Garrett is coming back to the Czech Republic after a year.