Canberra gets Enlightened

First leaf fall of the season brings with it a few luminous weeks – Enlighten Canberra tranforms the capital into a nocturnal playground this March.

Enlighten Festival Canberra

Architectural projections which transform the Parliamentary Triangle, circus fire shows, gigs coming out your ears and more interactive activations than you could possibly hope to play with – this waking dream land illuminates the city for ten lit nights. Sorry. We had to. 

From 2 - 18 March, site-specific designs will be projected across six iconic buildings:

  • Australian Parliament House
  • Old Parliament House
  • National Library of Australia
  • Questacon
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • National Gallery of Australia

As well as a banging line up of people to see and things to do – not forgetting the wine and food situations, as well! Be still, our beating hearts.The powers that be are still sorting the official schedule, but keep an eye on their website  to organise your light lookin' extravaganza. 

Lights! Canberra! Action!

Lights! Canberra! Action!

9 March 2018 | Films from 8pm | Free

Returning for its 15th year, the Lights! Canberra! Action! short film festival introduces  burgeoning local film makers to a captive audience.

BYO blankie and popcorn and prepare to be dazzled by a suite of short films, each produced in merely ten days and featuring ten special items. This baby is unique to the Enlighten festival and represents a new wave of storytelling – and a v. lovely way to spend an evening!

Canberra City YHA

Rest your bones, and have luminous dreams

The award-winning Canberra City YHA lies at the centre of this twinkly town, and is so excited to have you stay with them! Multishare for the backpackers, privates for the lovebirds, and a sauna/spa and rooftop movies for all to enjoy - this is the one for you. 

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