International News

PSI Supplies Gear for 5,000-Voice Choir

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 13, 2010
BELFAST - Production Services Ireland (PSI) once again supplied lighting, rigging and crew for the 2009 Young Voices Christmas Concert, staged in the city's Odyssey Arena with a lighting design by Joe Byrne and produced by London-based Sound & Light Productions. Read More...

LightFactory Used for Christmas Displays in Cyprus and New Zealand

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 13, 2010
LIMASSOL, Cyprus - Christmas displays in Cyprus and New Zealand relied upon LightFactory for control. They included tree-shaped installations at My Mall in Cyprus and the Telecom Tree in New Zealand, which changes in response to the sound of children's voices as they talk to Santa using a nearby phone booth. Read More...

QPAC Concert Hall Equipped with Anolis LEDs

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 13, 2010
BRISBANE, Australia - Color-changing LED lighting, including products from Anolis, was part of the $34 million upgrade to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), the first major upgrade since the complex opened in 1985. Read More...

wysiwyg Used for 2009 Nobel Banquet

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 11, 2010
STOCKHOLM, Sweden - CAST Software's wysiwyg and Vivien - Virtual Event Designer played a major role at last month's Nobel Prize Banquet. Held annually in the Blue Hall of Stockholm City Hall since 1934, the banquet immediately follows the Nobel Prize Awards. Read More...

Integrity Promotions Uses Robe Gear for Tiens Meeting

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 11, 2010
JOHANNESBURG - Dean Fourie of Integrity Promotions used Robe moving lights as part of his lighting rig for the Tiens' Annual Convention and Gala Dinner staged at the Sandton Convention Centre and Ballroom at Monte Casino. Read More...

GLP Impressions Join Paramore’s Arena Tour Stops in U.K.

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 11, 2010
LONDON - Lighting designer Chad Peters used 28 GLP Impression moving LED lights on the larger set for Paramore's recent U.K. tour stops in arena-sized venues. He sourced the fixtures from Bandit Lites, which has a rental stock of 60 Impressions. Read More...

SNP Supplies Catalysts for Pet Shop Boys Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 8, 2010
LONDON - Video control solutions specialist SNP Productions supplied video rental house Creative Technology with two Catalyst v4 PRO media servers with 250 Gb hard drives for the Pet Shop Boys' "Pandemonium" world tour, for which CT was the video contractor. Read More...

Green Day’s 21st Century Rig Includes Martin MAC III Profiles

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 8, 2010
AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Green Day is currently on their 21st Century Breakdown world tour, which started earlier this year and is scheduled to continue towards the end of 2010. The band recently finished the Australian leg of the tour, with a lighting rig that included 37 Martin MAC III Profiles. Read More...

Aqua Festival Launched with Support from Gearhouse SA

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 7, 2010
CAPE TOWN - Gearhouse South Africa supported the first Cape Town Aqua Festival, a three-week arts event presented by MNet and produced by Hunta Live. It featured performances by local and international artists on a custom-built floating stage moored in the North Wharf area of Victoria & Albert harbor. Read More...

Rammstein Tour Forges Ahead with Brilliant Stages

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 7, 2010
MANCHESTER, U.K. - Jon Perry of Perry Scenic approached Brilliant Stages to collaborate on the supply of the staging for German industrial metal rock band Rammstein for their latest tour in Europe. Read More...

Ampco Belgium and Candela Go Independent

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 4, 2010
UTRECHT, Belgium - Ampco Belgium and Candela, which specialize in the distribution, supply and installation of professional audio and lighting equipment for the Belgian market, have become fully independent from the Ampco Flashlight Group. Read More...

Clay Paky Alpha Beam 1500s Used for Junior Eurovision

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 4, 2010
KIEV, Ukraine - The 2009 Junior Eurovision Song Contest recently wrapped up its 7th season, with representatives from 13 competing countries watched by an estimated 13 million viewers. The show, staged at the Palace of Sports, was lit by 22 Clay Paky Alpha Beam 1500 fixtures. All lighting equipment was supplied by Zinteco Design. Read More...

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