International News

Cover It Up Blacks Out Windows with Draping in Historic U.K. Venue

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 6, 2010
LONDON - Draping specialists Cover It Up was engaged by production company Partytechture to black out 40 large windows at Oxford's Sheldonian Theatre, a Grade 1 Listed Building that was used to stage one element of the 2010 SKOLL World Summit event. Read More...

Theatre at Warsaw’s Palace of Culture and Science Equipped with ETC Congo jr Console

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 6, 2010
WARSAW, Poland - ETC's Polish distributor Prolight installed a Congo jr control desk and 144 channels of SmartPack dimming for the sixth floor theatre at the Palace of Culture and Science. Read More...

People’s History Museum Reopens with Week-Long Light Show

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 2, 2010
MANCHESTER, U.K. - DBN Lighting supplied lighting design, equipment and control for the week-long re-opening of Manchester's redeveloped People's History Museum in the city's center. The museum's focus is on the lifestyles and challenges faced by ordinary working people. Read More...

Steinigke and Philips in Licensing Agreement

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 27, 2010
WALDBUTTELBRUNN, Germany - Steinigke Showtechnic has expanded upon an extended business relationship with Philips by joining the its LED luminaires and retrofit bulbs licensing program. Read More...

Clay Paky Gear Used for Music and Poetry Festival in Kuwait

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 27, 2010
KUWAIT CITY - Layali Febrayer, a music and poetry festival in Kuwait, is a gathering point for artists, singers, writers and intellectuals from all over the Arab world. The 2010 event was televised by Alwatan Television Network in Kuwait, airing Thursday and Friday nights for three weeks and streamed live on the Internet. Read More...

PR Lighting Gear Lights Up Broadway in Siberia

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 26, 2010
PR Lighting XLED 590 and XL250 in use in Broadway
IRKUTSK, Russia - Conventional and LED moving heads from PR Lighting are lighting up Broadway - but in this case, the location is a good distance from the streets of Manhattan. Irkutsk City is located in Siberia, and Broadway is a restaurant / live entertainment venue with a capacity for 110 guests. Read More...

HSL Supplies Lighting Gear for “Push The Button”

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 25, 2010
BLACKBURN, U.K. - HSL supplied moving lights, LED fixtures, followspots and generics for Ant & Dec's new "Push The Button" family challenge TV game show produced by independent company Gallowgate. Read More...

KORA Awards Supported by Gearhouse South Africa

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 25, 2010
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Gearhouse South Africa supplied lighting, sound, rigging, AV, stage, set and crew for the 2010 KORA All Africa Music Awards staged at the Palais de Sport in this West African city. Read More...

Al Laith Supports Il Divo Concert in Abu Dhabi

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 24, 2010
ABU DHABI, UAE - Al Laith Events Services, a new division of Dubai-based Al Laith Scaffolding, supplied a 25-meter, three-bay Space Roof from Serious Stages with full stage decking system and two 12-meter high goalposts for Il Divo's concert at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. Read More...

Robe Gear Chosen for Guy Sebastian Tour in Australia

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 23, 2010
SYDNEY - Australian singer-songwriter Guy Sebastian recently completed his first tour in over 12 months performing songs from his forthcoming album, Like It Like That. Read More...

Robe Gear Used for 2010 Africa Cup of Nations

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 22, 2010
LUANDA, Angola - Robe moving lights played a key role at the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations (AKA the Orange Africa Cup of Nations) soccer tournament staged at 11th November Stadium. Read More...

Third Annual Knight of Illumination Awards Program Gets Underway

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 22, 2010
LONDON - The third annual Knight of Illumination Awards will be held Sept. 12, 2010, the first day of PLASA 2010. Organized by STLD, ALD and Clay Paky, the awards ceremony honors U.K.-based lighting designers. Applications for the awards are now being accepted. The application deadline is May 31, 2010. Read More...
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