Little Sun rises at “Falling Walls”

This text was originally created for Falling Walls Fragments.  On the evening of November 8, the Falling Walls conference hosted a festive dinner for over 400 guests. As guests arrived to sit down for dinner, they found a surprise gift at each of their places at the table, sponsored by Trumpf: a little yellow solar […]

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When Night Falls in Burkina Faso

(This piece originally appeared in German as ‘Little Sun – Studying without kerosene’ in Christoph Schlingensief’s Operndorf Afrika.) Thanks to Adelheid and Thomas Astfalk from Stuttgart and Operndorf Afrika, we have this story to share with you from rural Burkina Faso. Days in Burkina Faso are bright and sunny nearly all year long. But when […]

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Femina Hip: creating bright futures for young Tanzanians

This September and October, during the 2015 elections in Tanzania, youth organisation and friend of Little Sun, Femina Hip, has been busy staging Femina Peace Festivals in Folk Development Colleges throughout six regions of the country (Iringa, Shinyanga, Kigoma, Mtwara, Mbeya and Arusha). Thanks to Little Sun partner, Strategic Energy, Little Sun lamps lit up […]

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Wellington LUX Festival

Wellington LUX, New Zealand, is a free public light festival that turns Wellington’s waterfront and laneways into a captivating celebration of light, art, technology and design. This year the festival took place on 21-30 of August—showcasing a fantastic array of light sculptures, which were accompanied by artist talks from national and international artists, designers, and […]

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