Live guide on every departure! From November 29th to January 20th the 7th edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival will be taking over the city. During this light art festival more than 30 art works from (inter)national artists will light…read more
Amsterdam Light festival 2018-2019
From November 29th to January 20th the 7th edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival will be taking over the city. During this light art festival more than 30 art works from (inter)national artists will light up the Amsterdam city center. And of course our 90 minute Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise will take you by all these artworks.
Only at Blue Boat, there is a LIVE guide on every departure, who will explain everything you see, tell you about the artists and the stories behind the artworks.
This year Blue Boat is the proud sponsor of “Light a wish”by OGE group. This artwork consist of a large amount of dandelion seeds floating above the canal. All around the world, these represent wishes.
This winter, Blue Boat want to make wishes some trough, so we partnered up with the Make a Wish foundation. We donate € 0,25 for every sold Amsterdam Light Festival ticket, so they can make wishes of children with a criticall illness come true.
More about this partnership & how you can make your wish come true, visit the Blue Boat Light a Wish webpage.
Edition #7: “The medium is the message”
For our seventh edition, artists from home and abroad take you on a journey along 30 light artworks specially created for Amsterdam. The 53-day exhibition revolves around the theme ‘The Medium is the Message’, the famous statement by the Canadian scientist Marshall McLuhan. The role of light in conveying a message and the city of Amsterdam as a medium for telling stories are central to this edition.