A new and exciting public celebration for Boston, Massachusetts was announced by the Mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh.
The façade of the Boston Public Library in Copley Square will be brilliantly illuminated with 3D digital animation this December.
Forming part of Boston’s Holiday Season celebrations and kicking off a new festive tradition for the city, the Mayor said; “I am pleased to welcome Anthony Bastic of AGB Events and a taste of Vivid Sydney to Boston. The curator of the Vivid Light Walk, part of Vivid Sydney, which is the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas will be lighting up the Boston Public Library in Copley Square this holiday season to provide the people of Boston and visitors an opportunity to enjoy this season’s festivities,” said Mayor Walsh. “All who have chosen to come to Boston to celebrate will boost support for local businesses and secure the longevity of our most cherished traditions.”
The Australian curators of Vivid Sydney’s famous Light Walk and Sydney’s Lights of Christmas, AGB Events, will share their creative expertise with the city, delivering the Holiday Season lighting spectacular in conjunction with local organization Luminartz.
Anthony Bastic, Director of AGB Events and Curator of Vivid Light as part of Vivid Sydney – – said “we are thrilled to be sharing our creativity and celebrating the magic of the Holiday Season with Boston.”
AGB Events are experts in large-scale holiday lighting, providing Sydney-siders with the hugely popular Lights of Christmas at St Mary’s Cathedral for the past five years. The Lights of Christmas draws large annual crowds, cementing the event as a modern Christmas tradition in the city. The much-loved event opens next Thursday 10th December.
AGB Events have also been responsible for other international offerings including the original iLight Marina Bay in Singapore and a stunning projection show in New Delhi, India as part of the OzFest showcase.
The Lights of Boston will run from Thursday 17th – Sunday 20th December, commencing at 5pm each night.