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Robert Juliat Names P Vassiliou SA Exclusive Dealer for Greece

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
ATHENS — Robert Juliat named P Vassiliou SA as its exclusive dealer for Greece. P Vassiliou SA will focus its attention on the Greek theatre and architectural markets and will try to help Robert Juliat expand its presence in those markets. Read More...

Milos Truss Supports Projection Screen at Opera Gala

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
VERONA, Italy — Over three quarters of a mile of Milos M290 QuickTruss was used to construct the support structure for a large projection screen at a gala evening featuring Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, 40 years after he made his singing debut in this north Italian town. Read More...

Robe REDWash 3-192s Used for Massive Attack Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
MOSCOW — Robe REDWash 3-192 LED wash fixtures are being used for a lighting special effect on Massive Attack’s latest tour of the U.K. and Europe. Robin Haddow designed the rig and all lighting equipment is being supplied by HSL. Read More...

HSL Supplies Robe Robins, Other Gear for Stereophonics Show

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
CARDIFF, U.K. — HSL supplied all lighting for the Stereophonics’ homecoming show at Cardiff Castle, including eight of the new Robe Robin 300E Beam moving lights, specified by LD Tim Routledge. It was the first time the band had played at the venue since 1998, and the U.K. debut for the Robe Robin fixtures.
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Gearhouse SA Feeds Egos with 2009 Loerie Awards

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
CAPE TOWN — South Africa’s 31st Annual Loerie Awards had the tongue-in-cheek theme, “Feed Your Ego,” and Gearhouse South Africa did what it could with lighting, video, media, rigging, sound, power and backline to pump up the self-esteem of the ad industry professionals attending the two-night event. Read More...

COP 15 Climate Change Conference to be Lit with GLP Impressions

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
COPENHAGEN —COP 15, also known as the United Nations Climate Change Conference, will draw representatives from 192 nations in December to discuss a global climate agreement. Seelite A/S and AEG Rent expect to be providing close to 1,000 GLP Impression fixtures for the 12-day event. Read More...

Rosco Lays Down the Floor in South Africa

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
JOHANNESBURG — Rosco has supplied 90 linear meters of its black/white Dance Floor and a number of dance mats to the newly opened The Dance Space as part of a sponsorship deal with South Africa’s The Dance Forum. Read More...

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...

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