HowTheLightGetsIn Global 2020

Welcome to the first day of the world’s first virtual reality festival, HowTheLightGetsIn Global 2020. We have an incredible line-up of 200 events across 7 stages, delving into the big ideas with the world’s most acute thinkers, artists, politicians, scientists and more.

Today’s world-leading program begins at 0730 GMT +1 with China, Morality and Self-Interest featuring Shashi Tharoor. After a packed morning of diverse events, In Love with Animals with Peter Singer streams live at 1200 GMT +1 and Bianca Jagger speaks about the philosophy of her incredible life. We move from cosmology, gender politics, class interests and more, to end with Promiscuity and Power in New York at 2200 GMT +1.

No where else can you find this level of thought and debate, all streaming live. Spend the day exploring our beautiful, virtual reality festival site, visit the bar and tell us what you think. Today is about moving ideas forward and we are excited to have you with us.


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