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White Light Transforms Wembley Stadium’s VIP Guest Rooms

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
LONDON — When Wembley Stadium decided to transform the VIP guest hospitality room for this summer’s major concerts, including AC/DC, Oasis, Take That, U2 and others, the venue’s management turned to White Light. Read More...

Litec Announces Termination of Trading Agreement with Proel

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
MOGLIANO VENETO, Italy — Litec announced the termination of its’ trading agreement with Proel. “The termination of the agreement between Litec and Proel, due to the incompatibility between the respective choices and commercial strategy, will allow us to dedicate further energy to strengthening our presence in Italy, and ensure better assistance for our clients,” said Pier Luigi Gherardini, general manager of Litec. Read More...

Costa Cruise Ship Launch Lit by Martin MAC III Profiles

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 3, 2009
GENOA, Italy — For Costa Cruises’ launch celebration for two new ships, the Costa Pacifica and Costa Luminosa, LD Fabio Maschera of Switch On of Milan used Martin MAC III Profile luminaires for their long-throw output and ability to work well with a stage dominated by an LED wall. Read More...

DBN Lights Up Summer Arts Events in the U.K.

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 3, 2009
MANCHESTER, UK —DBN Lighting lit several prominent summer arts events this year, including Manchester International Festival, Music & Art on the Waterfront in Liverpool, and the Salford Proms in the Park. Read More...

White Light Lights Skyfest in London and Edinburgh

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 3, 2009
LONDON — Satellite TV company Sky opted for July and September alternatives to the company’s traditional Christmas party in London and Edinburgh, and event organizer The Rouge Partnership brought in White Light to handle lighting equipment rental, installation, show operation and load-out for the events in both cities, dubbed Skyfest. Read More...

Robe Revamps Multilingual Web Site

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 2, 2009
ROZNOV POD RADHOSTEM, Czech Republic — Robe lighting launched its new multi-lingual Web site to better serve as a key communication portal for anyone interested in the company or its products and range of services. Read More...

Highlighting Music as Therapy at London’s O2

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 2, 2009
LONDON — The recent Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy “Rockwell” fund-raising event at London’s O2 arena strives to highlight the therapeutic benefits music can bring to children and adults living with traumatic illnesses, disabilities or memories. Read More...

Silbermond Tour Uses i-Pix BB7 LED Wash Lights

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 2, 2009
LUXEMBOURG — Stephan Aue, lighting designer for German rock band Silbermond used 24 i-Pix BB7 LED wash units as the main over-stage lighting on the band’s latest tour, promoting their Nichts Passiert (Nothing Happened) album. Read More...

Proel Group Professional Launches Roadshow Series in Italy

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 2, 2009
SANT’OMERO, Italy — After initially showcasing its brands in lighting, video and audio at its home base here on Oct. 5, newly-formed Proel Group Professional is hitting the road with its Roadshow series, with stops in Cattolica (Oct. 16) and Trezzo sull’Adda (Oct. 27) before a visit to Palermo Nov. 10. Read More...

Aram Multimedia Provides LED Backdrop for Polish Beauty Pageants

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 27, 2009
PLOCK, Poland —Aram Multimedia supported the finale for three beauty pageants that took place here recently, Polish Miss 2009, Miss Supranational 2009 and Miss Teen Poland, with nearly 80 square meters of LED curtain. Read More...

Rosco Raises Another $4,100 for Light Relief

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 27, 2009
LONDON — Since 2003, when Rosco introduced #313 Light Relief Yellow to its Supergel range, the company has contributed more than $19,000 to the U.K. charity Light Relief, and at PLASA09 one of the charity’s trustees, John Simpson, accepted a check for the latest donation of over $4,100 (about £2,500). Read More...

Finnish Battle of the Choirs Lit with Clay Paky Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 27, 2009
LAHTI, Finland — Called Kuorosota, or Battle of the Choirs, this Finnish singing contest is a choir-meets-Rock ’n’ Roll showdown that forgoes the stoic formalities of a traditionally robed choir. As such, it warranted an elaborate staging and lighting setup that included Clay Paky’s Alpha Beam 300.  Read More...

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