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Experience top performances 

under the best light

Thialf enjoys
LED lighting


For skaters and amateurs the new LED lighting provides more light and a better view of the rink.


LED lighting at Thialf Ice skating arena, Heerenveen, The Netherlands

Our visitors

think the rink and the light are great. And so do we! "


Willem Jan van Elsacker, Thialf Director


LED lighting at Thialf Ice skating arena, Heerenveen, The Netherlands

Customer Challenge  


The internationally known ice stadium in Heerenveen has been completely renewed. The ice rink was equipped with the latest LED lighting from Philips Lighting. And that was needed as the hall was always very dark. And now, with the new LED lights, it is stunning.

LED lighting at Thialf Ice skating arena, Heerenveen, The Netherlands

The right lighting  

Television viewers also benefit from the new lighting, because TV cameras can now bring the sport into nicer focus with razor-sharp slow motion images. Thanks to the new  lighting, skating fans in Thialf and at home can enjoy top skating, and it looks as if you are sitting right next to the rink. This lighting provides great ambiance and an optimal experience.                                            

Philips has equipped Thialf with balanced rink lighting with energy-efficient LED lamps and lamps with infrared in the spectrum. They make the ice even faster in competitions, by warming the top layer a fraction. All other rooms in the stadium are also equipped with LED lighting, which contributes toward the realization of the sustainability goals of Thialf. 


Thialf ice skating arena 
enjoys LED 

The team

Thialf stadium 
Heerenveen, Nederland


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