New York Festival of Light presented by New York Festival of Light Organizations is a unique and delightful experience for artists, residents and tourists alike.  For further information, please contact our festival team.

Individual Donations

Lauren Stoler
Development Consultant

Corporate Sponsorship Team

Liam O’Braion, Co-Founder

Event Inquiries


Press Inquiries

Media contact


For all other inquiries, please email info@nyfol.org
or call 212.925.8485

Ira Levy,Co-Founder

Since 1993, Ira Levy has established a strong reputation for innovative design and exceptional lighting installations. From large international weddings to Donna Karan's New York City apartment, Ira Levy is recognized for combining unparalleled originality and technical expertise. Through the use of projected decor and LED lighting, Levy produces clean, contemporary and eco-friendly designs with a "Green" sensibility. Ira Levy and Levy Lighting NYC have been bestowed with numerous awards and honors including Biz Bash's Best Lighting Design New York, 2008, 2009, 2010. Various Lighting awards from The International Special Events Society 2008, 2010, 2011.

Liam O'Braion,Co-Founder

Liam O’Braion is well versed in the logistics of large-scale outdoor festivals; with an international background in production, administration, and management of a diverse range of events in the United States, the West Indies, and Ireland. Over the past 15 years under his company, Alexander Productions Inc., Liam has produced and managed high-profile events specializing in automotive, sport, aviation, music, holiday, and motor-cross clients including Cole Bros. Circus, BMW, Mercedes Benz, and Range Rover.

Birgit Zander, Founder and Managing Director of Berlin Festival of Light, our sister festival.

Lauren Stoler, Development Consultant

Lauren is delighted to be a part of the NYFOL team. She previously served as the Vice Chairperson of Stride, "an education" non-profit scholarship program for high school teens. She has had worked as the Senior Development Associate at Central Synagogue and Communications Manager of the New York Community Media Alliance. Lauren is an Equity Stage Manager, with a background in Lighting and Electrics. She has done work as both a Stage Manager and Electrician in NYC(Atlantic Theater Company) and Regional Theater (Vermont Stage Company). Lauren frequently utilizes her skills and experience as a freelance fundraiser, event consultant, and planner. Lauren received her B.A. from the University of Vermont, with a major in Sociology and a double minor in Theater and English.