International News

CCG Uses Clay Paky Fixtures for Convocation Concert in Qatar

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 14, 2010
DOHA, Qatar - QMDI Event Organizer hired Creative Communication Group to produce the light and sound for the third Senior Convocation of Education City, an initiative sponsored by the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. Read More...

EBS Lights Uses Martin Gear for Mayday 2010

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 14, 2010
DORTMUND, Germany - On April 30 at the Westfalenhalle music and sports complex, "Mayday" has less to do with an emergency distress signal than with a big annual indoor celebration of electronic music. This year, EBS Lights of Limburg, Germany used more than 150 Martin moving heads and more than 300 fixtures in all for the 23,000 revelers who came to hear 50 top national and international acts perform near four large dance zones. Read More...

Robe Lights World’s Largest Soccer Ball

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 13, 2010
JOHANNESBURG - Robe CitySkape Xtreme LED fixtures were used to illuminate what's been officially declared by Guinness World Records as the world's biggest soccer ball. Read More...

Stage Technologies Recognized for Growth in U.K. and Abroad

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 13, 2010
LONDON - After scoring the #52 slot in the Microsoft-sponsored Sunday Times Tech Track 100 last year, which tallies the 100-fastest-growing private technology companies in the U.K., Stage Technologies scored a #48 on the newspaper's International Track 100 in July 2010, which compares private British companies with the fastest-growing international sales.
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FIFA World Cup Events Kept Stageline Busy

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 13, 2010
L'ASSOMPTION, Quebec, Canada - Long before the first vuvuzela stadium horns accompanied cheers in South Africa for the world's best soccer teams, Stageline mobile stages were called in for various events related to the FIFA World Cup. Read More...

Kinesys Automation System Tours with “Mamma Mia” in Korea

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 8, 2010
SEOUL, Korea - A Kinesys automation system has joined the Korean national tour of Mamma Mia!, which opened in May and will run until February 2011. Read More...

Compulite Used for Top Ballet at China Art Festival

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 8, 2010
GUANGZHOU, China - The Guangzhou Ballet Group's performance of "Night Returning through Whirling Snow" won the coveted Wenhua Award at the 9th China Art Festival. LD Sun Tianwei provided the lighting design, with a Compulite Vector Red and two Vector Violets chosen for control. Read More...

Sacred Heart School Using Jands Lighting Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 8, 2010
CABRAMATTA, Australia - The Australian government's Building the Education Revolution (BER) plan is paving the way for hundreds of multipurpose halls to be built in support of the arts. Sacred Heart School, a Catholic primary school, was the first to open in New South Wales. Read More...

Guangdong Song and Dance Theater Lit with Coemar Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 8, 2010
GUANGZHOU, China - The Guangdong Song and Dance Theater's "Arcade," recognized this year with the Wenhua Special Award at the 9th China Arts Festival, was lit by LD Liufeng Shu with Coemar fixtures as part of the rig. Read More...

DBN Supports Two-Day Parklife Music Festival

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 7, 2010
MANCHESTER, U.K. - DBN Lighting supplied lighting design, equipment and crew for the main stage and two other tented areas for the two-day Parklife music festival, staged at 100-year-old Platt Fields Park and organized by The Warehouse Project and Ear To The Ground. Read More...

Artscape Theatre Equipped with Robert Juliat Victor Followspots

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 7, 2010
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The Artscape Theatre has been equipped the four Robert Juliat 1800W MSR Victor followspots, supplied and installed by Electrosonic SA. The Victors - the first in South Africa - are installed in the 1,487-seat main Opera Theatre, the largest of the theatre's three auditoriums. Read More...

New Zealand Clock Tower Lit with Chauvet LEDs

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 7, 2010
PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand - A local landmark in the city square was damaged by a storm in 2006 and recently restored. It has been equipped with 12 Chauvet COLORado Batten 72 TOUR LED fixtures which create a four-sided lantern effect. Read More...
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