Philips lights up main stadiums in Ukraine and Poland used during this summer’s major football tournament

    May 24, 2012

    • Philips to light soccer pitches in majority of stadiums in Poland and Ukraine, including in Kiev. 
    • The advanced lighting solutions of Philips contribute to enhancing the viewing experience for players, spectators and TV viewers alike, bringing the spectacle and emotion of the soccer play alive. 
    •  Philips’ innovative and unobtrusive lighting system helps players and referees deliver the best performance.


    Amsterdam, the Netherlands - Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) today announced that the company will light the majority of football stadiums in Ukraine and Poland, including the Olympic stadium of Kiev (NSC Olimpiyskiy). These stadiums are, amongst other, venues for the European football championship this year during this summer’s football tournament.

    For further information, please contact:

    Jeannet Harpe
    Philips Lighting Corporate Communications
    Tel: +31 653722221


    Santa van der Laarse
    Philips Corporate Communications
    Tel: + 31 653400056

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