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Enlighten Festival 2018

Illuminating Canberra for its eighth year, Enlighten Festival proudly presented by Singapore Airlines, is transforming Canberra into a hive of activity with an extended program of free and ticketed events and activities plus two new and exciting events precincts – Canberra city and the Australian National University (ANU).

Over 16 days in March, visitors to the Enlighten festival will see stunning large-scale architectural projections and installations transform some of the capital’s most loved and iconic buildings including Australian Parliament House, the National Gallery of Australia and Questacon, as the Parliamentary Triangle becomes a vibrant canvas showcasing Australian talent buzzing arts precinct with roving entertainers, art installations, live music and enchanting performances.

The ANU campus will come to life over five thrilling nights with vibrant projections, fire-side chats and a special Saturday night market; and you can explore all the city has to offer after nightfall. See the fairy lights, and find hidden gems in the city’s nooks and crannies. Keep your eye out for interactive installations, workshops and other unexpected surprises.

Eat at the Enlighten Night Noodle Markets and food and drink precinct featuring local street food. Enjoy Canberra’s best autumn events including the Canberra Balloon Spectacular, Symphony in the Park, Lights! Canberra! Action! Canberra Day and Skyfire. And explore the culture and creativity of Canberra’s national attractions, and the vibrancy of the city’s art and mind precincts as they open their doors to host an array of exclusive after-dark events and surprising experiences. Canberra! Action! Canberra Day and Hit 104.7 Skyfire.

Happening 2 -18 March with the Enlighten the Illuminations (Projections) 2-11 March within the Parliamentary Triangle, as well as two new precincts this year – the Australian National University (ANU) and Canberra City.

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