Published On: Sat, Jan 16th, 2016

London dazzles with first festival of light

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LONDON: London’s iconic Westminster Abbey was lit up like multi-coloured confectionary and a giant flame loomed over the capital’s premier shopping drag Thursday, part of the city’s first festival of light.

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'Les Lumineoles' by artist 'Porte Par Le Vent flies above Piccadilly in London, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. Lumiere London is a festival of lights across 30 London locations, showing installations, projections and interactive pieces, the festival runs until Jan. 17. and is expected to attract thousands of visitors. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

‘Les Lumineoles’ by artist ‘Porte Par Le Vent flies above Piccadilly in London, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. Lumiere London is a festival of lights across 30 London locations, showing installations, projections and interactive pieces, the festival runs until Jan. 17. and is expected to attract thousands of visitors. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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