Gift of Light: Türkiye – @ Fed. Square on June 20

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The Light in Winter, a new light-based event will bring together artists, designers and communities to explore their ideas of light, enlightenment and hope.On 20th of June, thirteen of Melbourne’s diverse communities will bring more light to winter and the Square, The Gift of Light – an event celebrating light and enlightenment. As dusk falls in Melbourne, these communities including Vietnamese; Afghan; Japanese; Latin American; North African; Indian; Turkish; Kiribati & Tuvalu – South Pacific; Greek; Italian; Burmese and the Centre for Multicultural Youth will share their Gifts of Light, the result of working with an artist to create contemporary interpretations of the meaning of light from their culture. Each group will install a piece of light inspired art – their gift. Melbourne’s community is invited to share in this celebration with music and performance – on the Winter Solstice – the longest night of the year.

From June 20 to July 5 Fed Square will be transformed by Light and invites visitors to share the warm glow.

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