International News

Tallest Building Celebration Lit with Space Cannon Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 27, 2010
DUBAI, U.A.E. - Soaring 2,717 feet in height (828 meters) - more than twice as high as the 1,250-foot-high Empire State Building - the Burj Kahlifa opened with lighting and projection complementing the Jan. 4 fireworks and water effects display for the opening of the $1.5 billion structure. Read More...

Anime Festival Asia Lights Up with Martin Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 22, 2010
SINGAPORE - Anime Festival Asia 2009 (AFA09), a two-day festival for fans of Japanese animation and pop music, was held recently at Singapore's Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The event featured Shoko Nagakawa, Yoshiki Fukuyama, Ichirou Mizuki and May'n and the crew relied upon gear from Martin Professional for lighting, video and control. Read More...

Cover It Up Drapes Serve as Sonic Solution for New Year’s Dance Party

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 22, 2010
BIRMINGHAM, U.K. - Cover It Up helped the Slammin' Vinyl NYE-NEC DJ dance party take place in the main arena and the pavilion areas of Birmingham's NEC. The main challenge was to design and rig a pipe and drape system that would serve as a sonic baffling system, separating the sounds between the two principal spaces. Read More...

Farewell Tour for Agata Kristi Using Martin Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 21, 2010
MOSCOW - JSA Europe's set and lighting designer, Andrey Dubkovs, is using 240 square meters of Martin LC Series video panels, 80 square meters of other LED wall elements, more than 50 Martin MAC 2000 Washes and Atomic 3000 strobes with Atomic Colors scrollers for the farewell tour for Russian rock band Agata Kristi. Read More...

Adlib Supports Russell Howard U.K. Comedy Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 21, 2010
LIVERPOOL, U.K. - Laughing in the face of inclement winter weather, Adlib supplied lighting and sound for comedian Russell Howard's recent 10-date arena tour throughout the U.K. Howard is the star of Mock The Week and Russell Howard's Good News. Read More...

HSL Plans Kinesys Technical Training Workshop

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 20, 2010
BLACKBURN, U.K. - HSL is offering a Kinesys technical training workshop at its facility here on March 1-2, 2010. The training has been designed to work as a one-day or a two-day course to suit all levels of interest. Read More...

More than 1,000 GLP Impressions at COP15 Summit

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 19, 2010
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Seelite A/S and LD Lars Nissen used more than 1,000 GLP Impression fixtures to light the plenum rooms, television broadcast locations and other ancillary areas of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP 15. Read More...

Eclipse Sound & Light Using PR Lighting XLED 590 Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 15, 2010
IPSWITCH, U.K. - Eclipse Sound & Light owner Andy Collins, who has been using various PR Lighting products since he set up his sales and rental company back in 2003, recently ordered a number of PR's new XLED 590s after putting a trial pair loaned by UK distributors MilTec (UK) through their paces during a fireworks display last year. Read More...

Gianna Nannini Tour Centerpiece Made from Martin LC Series Panels

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 14, 2010
PARMA, Italy - LD Mamo Pozzoli used Martin's LC Series panels in a cylindrical configuration for Gianna Nannini's 15-date GiannaDream tour. The LED structure is positioned at center stage and serves as the visual centerpiece of the set. Read More...

Mercedes Benz Showroom Gets LED Solution from XL-Technologies

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 14, 2010
BERLIN - XL-Technologies was chosen by design agency Atelier Markgraph to supply two custom Pixled F-30 screens for the Mercedes Benz Gallery showroom in Berlin. The two screens are different sizes and flown at different angles in the showroom. Each has staggered edges and is comprised of adapted and sized Pixled modules. Read More...

Medialon Controls Volcanic Eruption at Dreamland Aqua Park

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 14, 2010
UMM AL-QUWAIN, UAE - The volcano attraction at Dreamland Aqua Park was designed by The Brain Concepts, which chose Medialon as the main show and media control system. The Brain Concepts' director, Jean-Paul Jeannet, served as show designer. Read More...

Australian-Rules Football Event Lit with Robe Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 14, 2010
NORTH MELBOURNE, Australia - The North Melbourne Grand Final Breakfast, a function organized by the North Melbourne Football Club on the morning of the AFL (Australian Football League) Grand Final, is the traditional start to one of the most important dates on Australia's sporting calendar. Read More...
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