Lighting
Times Square Ball

Lighting New Year's Eve 

Celebrating our 10 year anniversary

Every year, billions of people welcome the new year with the global tradition of watching the Ball Drop in Times Square. This year marks a decade of lighting the iconic Times Square Ball with LED lights.
 
Since then, technology has changed our lives, from smart phones to connected homes. This New Year's Eve, join us in the celebration and look forward to the next ten years!

Create the Experience

 

 

 

How to Enter:

Share a picture or video of how you light your celebrations at home on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using the hashtags #MyPhilipsNYEMoment #sweepstakes. You can enter any time between Dec 21, 2015 and Jan 8, 2016. To apply on Twitter or Instagram, the profile must be public.

 

One grand prize winner will be chose to receive a Philips Lighting Grand Prize Package. We’ll be judging based on the quality of the photo or video, and how light plays a part in your celebrations. Additionally, three (3) winners will be selected to receive one (1) Philips Lighting Runner Up Prize Package.

Lighting the Times Square Ball

 

 

 

How to Enter:

Share a picture or video of how you light your celebrations at home on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using the hashtags #MyPhilipsNYEMoment #sweepstakes. You can enter any time between Dec 21, 2015 and Jan 8, 2016. To apply on Twitter or Instagram, the profile must be public.

 

One grand prize winner will be chose to receive a Philips Lighting Grand Prize Package. We’ll be judging based on the quality of the photo or video, and how light plays a part in your celebrations. Additionally, three (3) winners will be selected to receive one (1) Philips Lighting Runner Up Prize Package.

Lighting and You

 

 

 

How to Enter:

Share a picture or video of how you light your celebrations at home on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using the hashtags #MyPhilipsNYEMoment #sweepstakes. You can enter any time between Dec 21, 2015 and Jan 8, 2016. To apply on Twitter or Instagram, the profile must be public.

 

One grand prize winner will be chose to receive a Philips Lighting Grand Prize Package. We’ll be judging based on the quality of the photo or video, and how light plays a part in your celebrations. Additionally, three (3) winners will be selected to receive one (1) Philips Lighting Runner Up Prize Package.

Can't make it to Times Square? Create the party atmosphere at home with Philips Hue and these apps

Bring the Times Square Ball Experience Home with the Hue Fireworks app. Philips Hue users can experience the live Times Square festivities at home through an immersive blast of color by syncing Philips Hue lights to the ball as it drops.
Turn Your Living Room into a Disco with the Hue Disco app. Philips Hue users can get in a festive mood by syncing their lights to music. With the touch of a button, Hue Disco turns listening to music into an immersive experience.

On Dec 31, 2007, Philips LED lighting replaced incandescent and halogen bulbs for the first time to celebrate the Times Square Ball's 100th anniversary

 

New Year's Eve 2016 marks the 17th consecutive year that Philips has served as the official lighting partner to the Times Square Ball. We provide the modern lighting technology that makes this 109 year old tradition a brilliant show to remember.

 

Did you know: 

 

32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel LEDs are used to light the Times Square Ball. 

 

672 modules of 48 bulbs each cover the Ball.

 

12 Red, 12 blue, 12 green, and 12 white LED bulbs make up each module.

 

16 million colors and billions of patterns can be produced by the Ball.

Lighting and You

 

Your lighting should be designed around you, your home, and your everyday life. Consumer research conducted earlier this year revealed the need for multipurpose lighting.

 

Want to learn how to select the right light for your home?

52% work and study with daylight

66% get ready for sleep with a warm glow

57% use energizing daylight in the kitchen

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