ONLYLYON Ambassadors

The 2021 Festival of Lights

After a 2020 edition that downsized to its original candle-lighting tradition, the Festival of Lights is returning from 8-11 December 2021 to showcase Lyon over four brilliant days.

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The Festival of Lights worldwide

In 2020, more than 300 of you posted a photo of your candle on social media. This year, we’re challenging you to go even further...

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Together, for the Candles of the Heart

Many of you got involved in the Lumignons du Cœur (Candles of the Heart) last year, which made us very proud. How about doing even better this year?

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Lyon, the lighting expert

Known as the birthplace of cinema, Lyon also has a long-standing tradition around lighting, which has become one of its many specialities.

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Video profiles

ONLYLYON invites you to meet some of the figures in the ONLYLYON network and hear about their vision for Lyon plus its metropolitan area, their city tips, and an anecdote or two!

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The origin of 8 December

A highlight for the people of Lyon, both here and abroad, the Festival of Lights is an event whose origins go back to the 19th century.

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The Ensemble! mindset

Because the world is experiencing unprecedented times, knowing how to live together – ensemble – is more precious than ever. Discover the Ensemble! dynamic.

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Ensemble! A collection waiting to be discovered!

Acting, Growing, Dreaming, and Living … together! Through the eyes of 8 different photographers, ONLYLYON honours places, people and moments that make our metropolitan area unique in every way!

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The Ensemble! collective

The different facets of the Ensemble! state of mind are expressed by the combined viewpoints of 8 photographers, brought together by ONLYLYON to form an ad hoc collective for Ensemble! Their work honours a collection of inspiring places, inhabitants and moments.

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The Ensemble collective is growing

ONLYLYON is now introducing a fresh take on its Ensemble! collection. An all-female collective of photographers has been tasked with creating the campaign’s new visuals.

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