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People watch 'The Anooki Shake Up' by French artists Moetu Batlle and David Passegand being projected onto the General Post Office building during the opening of Lumieres Hong Kong in the city's Central district Glowing cartoon Inuits tumbled down Hong Kong's post office building and a forest of illuminated bamboo rods lit up the city centre as part of a visit by France's famous Lumieres festival.
Local and international artists joined the extension of Lyon's Fête des Lumières in a city well known for its ubiquitous neon signs Atlanta Falcons Jerseys For Sale , giant billboards, flashy skyscrapers and a nightly harbourfront light show.
The three-night show, which launched Thursday, saw light creations beamed onto some of Hong Kong's landmark heritage buildings, with other installations brightening shopping areas and parks.
Local artist Keith Lam said the festival went some way to addressing Hong Kong's lack of publicly accessible artworks.
"The streets and the public spaces in Hong Kong are so tight and dense and there are so many people Falcons Jerseys For Sale , so it's a challenge to do public art," Lam told AFP.
Hong Kong currently lacks a world class art museum, and marquee exhibitions rarely make a stop in the southern Chinese city, where graffiti by high-profile artists is often removed and it can be difficult to secure permission for public shows.
Lam, a new media artist Cheap Atlanta Falcons Jerseys , displayed his "Heliocentric" installation which featured a three dimensional combination of rings laced with LED lights at the PMQ, a former police residence turned creative hub.
People walk past French artist Christophe Mayer's 'Bamboo Square' installation in Statue Square Gardens during the opening of Lumieres Hong Kong in the city's Central district
Passersby said the installations were a welcome relief in a busy city.
"I think it's great for the whole culture, and also for everyone who is getting off work and able to embrace so much art in front of them," said one visitor to the illuminated bamboo display in central Statue Square.
The Lyon festival, which started in the 19th century Cheap Falcons Jerseys , will take place in early December, with light displays adorning the French city's streets, public squares and bridges.
Photo taken on Nov. 22, 2017 shows the illuminated Hong Kong Post during the preview of "Lumieres Hong Kong", the city's first ever light festival Cheap Matt Bryant Jersey , in south China's Hong Kong. The event will run from Nov. 23 to 25. (XinhuaLiu Yun)
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