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Milan’s International Festival of Lights, or Festival Internazionale Della Luce in Italian, is a month-long festival in Milan designed to transform the city into an open-air stage of contemporary art. The rules of the festival are simple; artists must use energy efficient LED lights in order to illuminate city squares, avenues, historical parks, monuments, and buildings for the 2010 Christmas season. Contestants have been submitting art proposals all year and finalists will have the opportunity to install their work for all to see right in the heart of Milan.

We talk to a lot of customers who are interested in synchronizing their Christmas lighting display with music but don’t really know where to start. We currently don’t sell any musical Christmas lighting accessories and don’t have any in-house experts on the subject so we generally refer them to the good folks at Light-O-Rama who are the undisputed experts in this area. I wanted to educate myself a bit about the musical Christmas light set ups so I recently spent about 30 minutes on the phone with Chuck from Light-O-Rama.

Americans have many great holidays and holiday traditions including Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Halloween. Many of us celebrate these holidays by decorating, having parties, giving gifts, and traveling to be with family members. Americans love our holiday celebrations and they wouldn’t be the same without the long-standing accompanying traditions like turkey on Thanksgiving, trick-or-treating on Halloween, or Christmas lights on Christmas.

Each year we speak to and receive emails from a number of people who are interested in solar power Christmas lights. We’ve looked at several options for solar powered Christmas lights and found that most of the stuff that is on the market today simply isn’t very good. Most of the units we have looked at have solar panels that aren’t large enough or high enough quality to collect enough light to charge even a small battery. Additionally, the batteries on the sets we have tested all seem to be very low quality and don’t hold much of a charge.

When the weather turns cooler and leaves begin to fall, you know it’s time to start planning the annual fall festival. A fall festival offers a family-friendly alternative to traditional Halloween activities. They are the most entertaining and anticipated fall event for school fundraisers, church get-togethers or neighborhood celebrations.

I recently came across and article entitled, "LEDs May Not Be So Green." Since I am in the LED lighting business naturally I was intrigued by this article title. Although I know enough about LED technology to know there isn't any hidden environmental hazard, I must admit I was a little concerned. The catchy title probably lured in a lot of readers like me but it really had nothing to do with LED technology. The article discussed the history and patterns of human consumption of light over time....