VShe December 8 was to be the start of the famous and traditional Lyon Festival of Lights. Due to the health crisis, the 2020 edition has been canceled and “reduced” to 20,000 candles lit in honor of the nursing staff.
But around 9 p.m., to everyone’s surprise, a gigantic firework display was observed in the city by the inhabitants. The prefecture told the French daily “Le Progrès” that it did not know the author of this giant “surprise”, which took place without authorization. Here are the pictures: