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island of light
Island of Light is a place where the raw beauty of nature and the modern technologies intertwine in the mesmerising creative forms. Island of Light is an international Light Art Festival placed on the beautiful granite Island of Smögen on the Swedish West Coast, with the most gorgeous surroundings. Place where the barren nature and pink granite rocks, with still clear vestiges from the Ice Ages, meet. Since its start in 2018, Island of Light has been host to a great number of world’s leading light artists, presenting their light works nestled in this unique environment.
Island of Light is organized by the non profit association “Smögen Art-Light Festival” under the artistic direction of the festival founder Ms Dulce Ahlberg.
Known for its natural beauty, the island of Smögen with its pink granite rocks, natural harbours and a genuine old fishermen village constitutes a very unique environment. Combination of natural and urban settings, open skies, the Nordic sea and beautiful rock formations make fascinating backdrop for light art. Together with the very characteristic architecture of this area of the Swedish West Coast, the island of Smögen offers a very creative, unique and inspiring scenario with distinctive quality for our Island of Light festival.