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Light and Motion Putrajaya (LAMPU) Festival 2016 Returns to Illuminate Putrajaya

Putrajaya Light and Motion Festival 2016 or known as LAMPU 0216 is in its 4th edition since it was organized by Perbadanan Putrajaya in 2013. LAMPU 2016 had illuminated Putrajaya for three nights in a row from 30 December 2016 to 1 January 2017 from 7.30pm to 12.30am at Dataran Putrajaya, Presint 3, Putrajaya.

The opening ceremony of LAMPU 2016 was officiated by YB Senator Dato' Dr. Loga Bala Mohan, Deputy Minister of Federal Territories. The ceremony was also attended by YBhg. Datuk Seri Haji Hasim bin Haji Ismail, President of Perbadanan Putrajaya and YBrs. Pn. Hajah Rosida binti Jaafar. Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Federal Territories.

LAMPU 2016 was held to promote Putrajaya as a city that embraces energy-saving lighting technology in its development and in the world lighting industry, as well as to support the systematic and dynamic city illumination.

Since 2002, Putrajaya is the only city in Malaysia along with 70 other cities in the world that are members of the Lighting Urban Community International (LUCI) which is a body of international association that support the initiative, idealistic evolution and the transformation of the lighting industry in cities around the world LAMPU has been recognized by LUCI as an annual festival of international standing. LAMPU 2016 was also promoted on the official website of LUCI and was shared with over 70 leading cities and more than 100 organizations worldwide.

The signature event of LAMPU 2016 was the Projection Mapping on the facade of Palace of Justice Bulding, using techniques and technologies that are more thorough, accurate, high-resolution, and were creative in the form of 3D that look more vivid and real. Several new activities werealso introduced such as LAMPU Skywave featuring the art technology movement of numerous glowing balls and Fusuion Wayang Kulit, a puppet character performance inspired from the cinema show Star Wars (Star Wars Inspired Wayang Kulit), had been held at the Auditorium Cempaka Sari, Putrajaya Corporation Complex. Visitors also had the opportunity to witness the Digital Fireworks show that was presented for the first time during the countdown of the New Year's Eve 2017 at Dataran Putrajaya.

Other events are Lighted Garden Decor, LAMPU Square illuminated structure, Car and Trishaw Light Show, Glowing High-powered Motorcycle Show, Wayang Kulit Show, Digital Interactive Games, Illuminated 3R Creativity Competition and LAMPU Forum titled DIMENSI.

To complement LAMPU 2016 Food Valley@LAMPU segment introduced 100 stalls that sell various types of local and international cuisines. A total of 24 food trucks were provided by PPj.

The number of expected visitors to LAMPU 2016 is 700, 000. Free shuttle bus service is provided from Putrajaya Central in Precinct 7, Dataran Gemilang in Precinct 4, oppositie the Ministry of Finance (MOF) in Precinct 2 and also from the Agriculture Heritage in Precinct 16.


Light and Motion Putrajaya (LAMPU) Festival 2016 Returns to Illuminate Putrajaya Reviewed by mytravellicious on 12:42 AM Rating: 5


  1. When is it lighted again? You stated 1 October 2016-1 January 2017 for 3 nights continuously but I'm a little confused about the dates but would like to catch the next one if I am around. I like to take my friends who are visiting from overseas to see the Putrajaya lights and this sounds like an excellent event to see!

    1. aaah... I am sorry, typo.. its from 30Dec till 1Jan2017.... the event will happen once a year... usually at the end of the year....

  2. I was there for the 2015 edition and I was really impressed. And that's saying a lot for someone who is not easily impressed. It was too bad that I had to give this a miss, although I really would have loved to stake a spot among the audience.

    1. yes... i was impressed too when I watched it for the 1st time...

  3. Didn't know about this interesting event until I read your post, thanks for the info sharing :)

    1. this event quite famous and different.... you should experience it next time

  4. Oh my goodness this is such an exciting lighting event. I prefer this than dangerous fireworks :) Hope there is another lighting fest this summer :)

    1. actually in the new year eve, the digital mixed with real fireworks...


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