Expressions of Interest
Light and Projection Installations

Calling All Light and Projection Artists!
In our pursuit of creating an unforgettable experience, we are actively seeking expressions of interest from artists, visionaries, and creators who are passionate about light and projection art.
HighLight 2024 aims to be a celebration of local, national and international talent, a showcase of innovation, and an exploration of the magic that can be woven with light.

Join us in making HighLight: Carnival of Light an event that will leave a lasting impression, not just in the Wellington region but in the hearts of everyone who experiences it. Your expression of interest could be the spark that lights up the next HighLight masterpiece.

Key event information

Event dates: Thursday 28 March – Sunday 31 March (Easter weekend)
Event times: 6pm – 10pm all four evenings
Location: Brewtown Upper Hutt, Ōrongomai Marae and Upper Hutt CBD
Attendance: In excess of 50,000
Audience: Suitable for all ages
2024 Charity Partner: To be confirmed
Proudly owned and produced by Late Night Lights trust
Cost to attend: Adults $15, children under 16 are FREE

Key EOI information

Expressions of interest applications for installations will be open from 1 September 2023. In order to be considered a completed application and all required supporting information needs to be submitted by 30 September 2023.

Applications will be assessed by the HighLight team and supporting stakeholders, with all applicants being advised of the outcomes by 10 October 2023.

For any enquiries relating to the EOI process please contact:
Ryan Gardiner –

Download our EOI information pack

Dive deeper into the Expression of Interest process by downloading our information pack. Get all the essential details and make your mark at this extraordinary event. Illuminate the night – start your journey now.

We’re excited to see what you have in store

After an incredible success in 2023, where we drew in over 55,000 enthusiasts over four magical nights, HighLight is returning for Easter 2024 and we plan for it to be shining even brighter. We’ve embarked on a journey to re-establish HighLight as a major annual event in the Wellington region’s calendar. And now, we’re thrilled to invite you to be a part of this luminous adventure.