Light Festival 2018

Starting 2018, May 16th of every year will be celebrated as the International Day of Light based on a UNESCO Resolution approved on September 19, 2016 in Paris. Its aim is to promote science, education, art, and culture related to the broad themes of light and light-based technologies.
In the Philippines, the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas will hold a series of Public Optics and Photonics Exhibits and Workshops that are open to light enthusiasts from all disciplines and professional practitioners with the objective of making light and light-based technologies and researches accessible to everyone.
Please join us in these educational, fun, and momentous events.

Schedule of Activities

Pre-Launch Event 
8 May 2018
Mindanao State University–Main Campus

Film showing
Research talks
Photo Contest (Theme: Anything Micro)
Buzz Art (Theme: Light)

Launch Event and Exhibit
16 May 2018
National Institute of Physics
University of the Philippines Diliman


SPP International Physics Conference
8 June 2018
Citystate Asturias Hotel Palawan
Puerto Princesa

Workshop: Construction and Applications of a Bahaghari Spectrometer

Due to the limited number of slots available, priority will be given to Conference participants coming from various schools and companies. To join the Workshop, interested parties must preregister and receive a confirmation email.


Percival Almoro
Local Organizer
International Day of Light 2018