France in focus

Lyon's Fête des Lumières: From candles to extraordinary light shows

This week’s edition of France in Focus is coming to you from the city of Lyon where the world-famous “Festival of Lights”, or la Fête des Lumières, is in full swing. During four days, every corner of the city is glowing with colourful installations. We take a look at how France’s third-biggest city came to host this event and which today draws millions of visitors.