International News

P&O Cruise Ship Outfitted with Robe Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 7, 2010
SOUTHAMPTON, U.K. - The four primary entertainment venues aboard P&O Cruises' new 290-meter-long, 3,500-capacity cruise ship, Azura, have been equipped with more than 120 Robe moving light fixtures. Read More...

Sets Drapes Screens Marks Two Years

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 7, 2010
JOHANNESBURG - Sets Drapes Screens (SDS), the specialist set building company of Gearhouse South Africa, marked two years since it was launched in 2008 to complement other companies in the Gearhouse Group. Read More...

DJ David Guetta Lit by Martin MAC Luminaires, LED Panels

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 6, 2010
DUBAI, U.A.E. - Promoter Fluid Production brought DJ David Guetta to the Dubai World Trade Center recently. LD Frank Schotman used Martin fixtures and LED panels to create visual pulses synched to the audible beat. Read More...

i-Pix BB 2×2 Makes Live Debut at Glasto 2010

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 6, 2010
GLASTONBURY, U.K. - Twenty i-Pix BB 2x2 LED fixtures made their live event debut on the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury 2010. Andy "Fraggle" Porter rigged three on the overhead trusses and used others for "camera candy" and general stage washing. Read More...

Roskilde Festival Lit with Barco/High End Systems Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 2, 2010
ROSKILDE, Denmark - The Roskilde Festival, under way from July 1 to 4, is the largest open-air culture and music festival in northern Europe. Its grounds have room for six different stages, 150 bands, 75,000 visitors and 25,000 volunteers. Read More...

Gearhouse Splitbeam Orders 120 Vari-Lite Fixtures through DWR

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 1, 2010
JOHANNESBURG - Philips Vari-Lite's South African distributor, DWR Distribution, recently delivered 120 Vari-Lite fixtures to Gearhouse Splitbeam, the specialist theatre lighting division of the Gearhouse South Africa Group of Companies. Read More...

Eurovision 2010 Relied on Clay Paky Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 1, 2010
OSLO, Norway - LD Al Gurdon made use of 88 Clay Paky Alpha Spot HPE 1200 fixtures for the layered looks that served as an important visual element for the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest. Read More...

Lightpower Open Days Served Up Lighting, Video Insights

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 1, 2010
PADERBORN, Germany - German distributor Lightpower GmbH staged its sixth triennial Lightpower Open Days in early May at the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum. The two-day event drew more than 1,000 guests from 30 countries, and multi-lingual translation was available for those attending sessions led by LDs including Patrick Woodroffe, Rick Fisher, Manfred "Ollie" Olma and others. Read More...

Tours for Scorpions, Nena, EAV Lit with PR Lighting XLED 590s

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 1, 2010
POTSDAM, Germany - Event services company Satis & Fy, with locations throughout Germany and a presence in the Netherlands as well, acquired 28 of PR Lighting's XLED 590 moving head wash lights, which have been used for tours by the Scorpions (with LD Rainer Becker), and, currently, Nena (with LD Vince Foster). Read More...

SABC FIFA World Cup Broadcast Studios Lit with Robe Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 30, 2010
JOHANNESBURG - SABC's studios for the 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer competition have been equipped with Robe ROBIN 300 Spot and Wash moving light fixtures. Read More...

Cape Town Soccer and Music Event Lit with Robe Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 30, 2010
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Cool Britannia, a music and soccer festival staged recently at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) was lit by C&S Lighting using some of the 80 Robe fixures that C&S recently purchased through Robe distributor DWR. Read More...

Katy Shotter Homecoming Concert Lit by White Light

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 30, 2010
LONDON - After touring with Beyonce and recording her debut album in New York, Katy Shotter performed a homecoming concert at the Fairfield Halls in London's Croydon borough. Read More...
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