04 February 2016 - 06 February 2016

The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 Closing Ceremony

The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015) will be officially closed on 4-6 February 2016 with a three-day Closing Ceremony in Mérida, Mexico. The Closing Ceremony will review all key themes of the year, discuss about the main activities organized during the year and the topics that acted as inspiration for events worldwide during 2015 to raise awareness of the importance of light-based technologies in providing solutions to worldwide challenges in areas such as energy, education, communications and health.

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20 January 2016 - 31 May 2016

The Magic of light exhibition went on Russia tour

The Magic of Light project realized by ITMO University within the International Year of light and light technologies together with the Greek institute of holography began the "tour round" in Russian and foreign cities. The first destination is Moscow.

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28 December 2015 - 03 January 2016

IYL 2015 Events:Week 28 December – 3 January 2016

Find below the activities listed on the IYL 2015 Event Programme starting between 28 December – 3 January 2016. Click on the links for more information on the different activities.

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26 December 2015

New Year's carnival on the interactive exposition of Magic of Light. Lite

To come into Alice's room where everything is as Carroll described, where everything is not what it seems, to wander in the magic wood made of light strings, to see the shadow in absolutely new color, to open slightly the window to infinity of the light tunnel, to experiment with the Tesla sphere — all this will be able for guests of the updated interactive Magic of Light exhibition where light, color and technologies entrain to the world of interlacing of science and fantasy.

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