Enlighten Canberra 2019

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Enlighten - where culture and creativity illuminate the capital from 1-17 March 2019. 

In 2019, Canberra will shine bright with culture and creativity as Enlighten Festival brings together the best autumn events from 1-17 March.

Spectacular architectural projections, international installations, live entertainment and food galore will see Enlighten transform Canberra into a nocturnal playground.

Canberra's Parliamentary Triangle and Enlighten satellite venues (Canberra Glassworks, National Zoo and Aquarium and the Australian National Botanic Gardens) will be transformed into vibrant arts precincts, showcasing Australian premiere performances, amusing roving artists, live bands and enchanting performances - all set against a backdrop of stunning architectural projections that shine a light on some of Australia's most iconic locations.

Site specific designs will be projected across six iconic buildings:
Australian Parliament House
Old Parliament House
National Library of Australia
National Portrait Gallery
National Gallery of Australia
National Archives of Australia

Projections from 8pm till 10pm Sunday to Thursday; and till midnight Friday and Saturday. ActewAGL is proud to be the energy partner of Enlighten. ActewAGL are working to strengthen the future of Enlighten, to deliver this event using more renewable energy sources.

As the lights go on across the Parliamentary Triangle visitors can tuck into fun, authentic Asian eats, from dumplings to dosa, Pad Thai to gyoza at the Enlighten Night Noodle Markets.

Bars and music will add to the market atmosphere. 

Open daily from 5pm till 9pm Sunday - Thursday; and till midnight Friday and Saturday.

Include #EnlightenCanberra on your photos and Enlighten will share their favourites on the social accounts.

Find out more here: enlightencanberra.com

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