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Berlin Festival of Lights 2013

For more dazzling photos and videos from the Festival of Lights, Potsdamer Platz, Brandenburger Tor, Berliner Dom, and Fernsehturm | Berlin TV Tower or browse the #festivaloflights hashtag.

The annual Festival of Lights took place this month in Germany’s capital, Berlin.

Since its beginnings in 2004, the event now draws lighting artists from across the world to illuminate the city’s most famous landmarks in a colorful palette of visual displays. Instagrammers in Berlin have been capturing the playful effect the light installations create on the cityscape, and showcasing the festival to the rest of the world. The event officially wraps up today.

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Berlin’s Festival of Lights

Berlin is in the midst of its annual Festival of Lights. During the festival which runs from Oct. 10, until Oct. 21, 2012, over 70 buildings and landmarks in the German capital are illuminated in various shapes, patterns and colors.

Instagrammers in Berlin are catching some gorgeous, and technical, nighttime shots of the festivities. To see more, check out pictures with the hashtag #festivaloflights, and taken at Potsdamer Platz, Brandenburger Tor, Berliner Dom, Gendarmenmarkt, and Fernsehturm | Berlin TV Tower