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CSE Winter Light Show "Illumination" Premiere

Date: 12/06/2013

Time: 5:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Location: Outdoor Plaza Civil Engineering

Cost: Free and open to the public


Join the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) for a dazzling light show designed by students. The entire Civil Engineering Building Plaza will be covered in lights for an immersive 3D outdoor experience entitled "Illumination."

This year's show is bigger and better featuring more than 100,000 LED lights set to music composed and performed by University of Minnesota students. The entire show will last about 15 minutes.

The light show is presented by the Tesla Works student group. The show is sponsored by CenterPoint Energy and the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering.

Light show schedule on Friday, Dec. 6:
5:30, 6, 6:30, 7 p.m.

Premiere Party:
The Premiere Party on Friday, Dec. 6 will include student entertainment from 4:30-6 p.m. in Rapson Hall, Room 100. Food trucks will be outside selling food.

Other shows:
After the premiere events on Friday, Dec. 6 the light show will run at 5:30, 6, 6:30 and 7 p.m.:

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013
Friday, Dec. 13, 2013
Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013

Don't miss this new tradition on campus!


  • Name: Rhonda Zurn
  • E-mail: rzurn@umn.edu
  • Sponsored by: CenterPoint Energy and UMN College of Science and Engineering


Convenient parking is located at:

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact event sponsor.

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