International News

Berlin Celebrates the Fall of the Wall with W-DMX

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 9, 2010
BERLIN - Wireless Solution Sweden AB was recently in Berlin to help the city celebrate the 20-year anniversary of the fall of the wall. A focal point for the four-day event was the Festival of Freedom held at the Brandenburg Gate. Thousands attended, including representatives of the former GDR opposition, eyewitnesses, official guests and personalities from politics and culture. Read More...

Gearhouse SA Provides Lighting – and Venue – for Big Corporate Event

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 9, 2010
BAMBURI, Kenya - Gearhouse South Africa supplied lighting, AV, video, staging, sets, rigging and power - and the venue itself - for a corporate event staged by the Swedish cosmetics multinational Oriflame. It gave the company the first chance to deploy its new In2Structures SupaDome. Read More...

Supporting Role for “Mamma Mia” Given to Matt Plus

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 9, 2010
LONDON - For an oversized screening of the film Mamma Mia! watched by 8,000 ABBA-loving viewers at the O2 arena - including members of the London musical's cast - Matt Plus played an important supporting role. But there was no actor in either the movie or the live cast that went by that name; Matt Plus is the brand name Harkness Screens uses for the 108-foot-wide screen material itself. Read More...

John Butler Trio Tours Green with Martin MAC 301 Wash

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 9, 2010
SYDNEY - The John Butler Trio One Way Road tour, which has recently finished touring Australia, adopted a carbon-neutral stance, calculating the carbon "footprint" and emissions generated during the tour and balancing those costs with an investment in renewable energy. Read More...

Cover It Up Transforms Museum for Special Events

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 9, 2010
LONDON - Cover It Up has been appointed as a "preferred" drapes and soft goods supplier to the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. Events and functions are routinely staged in places like the museum's Central Hall, home to "Dippy," a 26-meter-long Diplodocus skeleton. Read More...

Robert Juliat Followspots Used at Theme Parks in China

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 8, 2010
SHENZHEN, China - Robert Juliat Cyrano 2500W HMI followspots are being used at two of OCT's Happy Valley theme park resorts in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China. Beijing Feng Shang Shi Ji Culture Art Co., Ltd. were the lighting installers for the theme parks. Read More...

Akon Concert Lit with Clay Paky Moving Lights

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 8, 2010
AMMAN, Jordan - TriTec AV used Clay Paky gear to light a concert performance by R&B singer/songwriter Akon last year. The show, hosted by The Arabian Journal and organized by Young Modes, was themed, "Party Like Never Before." Honorary guest Melissa Feat opened the concert. Read More...

wysiwyg at Junior Eurovision Song Contest

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 6, 2010
KIEV, Ukraine - The 2009 Junior Eurovision Song Contest featured competitors form 13 countries, and the live broadcast was seen by an estimated 13 million viewers. LD Per Sundin used wysiwyg to previsualize the rig at the Palace of Sports in Kiev. Read More...

White Light Supports “Phantom” Sequel

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 6, 2010
LONDON - White Light is supplying the lighting gear for Love Never Dies, the sequel to Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, The Phantom of the Opera. Read More...

Singapore’s Bellini Grande Lit with Robe DigitalSpots

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 6, 2010
SINGAPORE - Craig Burridge, technical director for St James Holdings, parent company of Bellini Grande Pte. Ltd., specified eight Robe DigitalSpots and a moving light rig for the main room of the Bellini Grande jazz entertainment and dance club. Read More...

Medialon Used for Swedish Newspaper Visitor Center

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 6, 2010
UPPSALA, Sweden - The Upsala Nya Tidning (UNT), a Swedish newspaper, has a new visitor center that uses a Medialon system for a Media Center and also for conference facilities. PolyVision Teknik served as A/V system integrator for the project. Read More...

Parisian Nightclub Keeps it Simple with Martin Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 5, 2010
PARIS - Le Queen nightclub upgrading its lighting recently with a two-pronged goal: to keep the party spirit in place, but also keep the lighting rig and its operation as simple as possible. The club management chose a mix of Martin MAC 250 Beam, MAC 250 Krypton and MaxModules for the job. Read More...

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