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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #126665: Lyon and the festival of lights 2/2
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    Lyon and the festival of lights 2/2

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    Since 1852, the inhabitants of Lyon have placed candles on their windowsills in memory of a vow made to the Virgin for sparing Lyon from the plague.

    The 8th of December has become the Festival of Lights, which now lasts 4 days.
    Since 1999, the Festival of Lights has bring all the districts to life. It offers inovative and surprising light scenes. The shows, which are renew every year, are unusual, either because of the lighting of a whole square, or because of an animat scene which unfolds before our eyes, like this elephant which appears in this narro road, which seems to emerged from a dream. The use of video is systematic on all the emblematic heritage sites. Depending on the inspiration of the createur, the effects are spectacular, subtle or amusing.
    Thus, the festival has also took on a tourist caracter, attracting several millions of visitors from all over the world each year.
    It is probably one of the four largest festive gathering in the world, in terms of attendance.

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