WIN the trip of a lifetime to see the Northern Lights

Fancy adventuring into the Arctic Circle to capture a wonder of nature? Read on
Promoted by Philips TV

There are few sights more staggering than the Northern Lights. Gusts of solar wind excite the atmosphere over the Arctic circle and fluoresce, creating washes of amazing colour in the sky. Only people lucky enough to be in a place both northern enough and dark enough are able to see them.

That ‘anyone’ could be you – and you could take a friend along for the ride. To celebrate the uniquely immersive experience of watching a Philips Ambilight TV, we’re organising an expedition to north Norway to capture the Northern Lights in Hollywood-standard video and photography.

It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. But there’s much more to it. As part of the four-day expedition, you and your friend will go snowmobiling, sledding with huskies, camping under the stars, sailing in the fjords and more. It’ll be seriously cold, so we will kit you out with all the gear you need.

Your experiences will be captured and shown to technology fans worldwide – both here on, and in Philips TV product showcases. A month or so after visiting Norway you will attend the premiere of the documentary we will make of the trip, and relive the experience on a Philips Ambilight television.

The Philips Ambilight 901F OLED TV

Sound good? It promises to be even better. Here’s what you need to do to enter the competition:

Send us a 30-60s video clip explaining what gadget you’d take on an expedition to see the Northern Lights and why. Quick and simple smartphone footage is fine. We want to see how you are in front of the camera, but otherwise the format and choice of gadget is up to you, so use your imagination.

To enter:

We will select the winner based on their enthusiasm for tech and their ability to communicate effectively on camera.

The trip is scheduled for March 16th-20th so you will need to be available on these dates, be over 18 and resident in the UK. You will need to be available to attend the follow-up event in London in April, exact date TBC. Full terms and conditions below.

1. To enter, upload your clip to YouTube and email the link to, or post your video to Instagram with the hashtag #northernambilights. Your video will not be broadcast.  2. Entries close 11:59pm Wednesday 22nd February 2017. 3. Prizes are as stated - an all inclusive trip for two to Tromsø, Norway in March 2017. Flights and all expenses when in Norway are included in the prize, winner will be expected to arrange their own transport to and from Gatwick Airport. Passports and any visa requirements are the responsibility of the winner (Haymarket to advise winner on visa requirements). 4. Open to UK residents aged 18 or over. 5. No cash alternative and prizes are non-transferable. 6. Only one entry per person. 7. The winner will be judged on level of technology expertise and their ability to communicate effectively on camera (full judgement criteria available on request). The judges’ decision is final. 7. For full website terms and conditions click here. The Promoter: Haymarket Media Group, Bridge House, 69 London Road, Twickenham, TW1 3SP.

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