"Our world’s caves are places of wonder, mystery and majestic beauty. Show caves around the world are embracing their role in protecting and preserving caves and providing a place for people to learn about these special, natural, cultural and historical resources.

Show caves also play another important nature tourism role of sustainable economic development, providing jobs, and helping the economy of their regions.”

Workshop Cave Lighting

Name:Workshop Cave Lighting
Type of event:Meeting
Organiser: Grottes de Han
Date:16. November 2017 - 18. November 2017
Town / City:Han sur Lesse

Final congress numbers

Number of registered participants:Full participants: 70, Accompanying persons - 0, Total: 70
Number of states:15


The workshop took place in Han sur Lesse from 16 to 18 November 2017. 70 managers, show cave operators and technicians from nearly 15 countries attended the workshop. The meeting was opened by the Cave Lighting team and by the Domain of the Caves of Han (Domaine des Grottes de Han). The objective of the workshop was to inform on new illumination strategies for underground objects, show caves and mines under different aspects.The topic of the workshop, “A New Era of Illumination”, not only includes the reduction of energy costs through LED technology. It also implies the improvement of management strategies for show caves as well as a creative design of the object, especially since show caves are among the most popular tourist attractions.