Mississippi LIGHT Festival
24th February 2017
ONE WEEKEND OF INTERACTIVE FUN & WONDER IN THE BEAUTIFUL WORLD OF LIGHT.
Kicking off a program of interactive STEM education encouraging & enabling innovation.
THE WORLD OF LIGHT
Immerse yourself in light festivals from around the world.
LIGHT, MUSIC, MOTION
Sound & light interactive performances.
Costumes of light worn by performers.
LIGHT IT UP! COMMUNITY COMPETITION
stick a light bulb on it, stuff some LEDs in it - Light it up!
Including 3D projection mapping.
Educational, interactive fun informal workshops.
LIGHT IN APPLICATION
Mississippian light professionals installations.
EDUCATORS ROUND TABLE
STEM and robotics training workforce of tomorrow.
Mississippian STEM professionals
Talk about their inspirations,trials, Tribulations
And why they chose to be in Mississippi
Artists, scientists, architects, inventors, filmmakers, designers, Tinkerers, Educators......
We foster learning for Mississippians of all ages by applying light art and STEAM principles to illuminate learning paths for our future workforce and enhance the creative economy through:
Community Events • Hands-on Interactive Exhibits • Creative DIY Competitions • Student Labs
What exactly is a Light Festival?
Light Festivals are a true spectacle of wonder and magic.
The fantastical world of technology & art captures imaginations, inspires collaboration and learning and attracts cultural tourism dollars.
These festivals have exploded across Europe over the last couple of decades & are now attracting audiences of 3,000 – 29,000 per day across the United States.