International News

Milos Structural Systems Expands with New Building

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 28, 2009
PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Milos Structural Systems is in the final stages of completing a new 60,000 square foot building at its complex near Prague. The new facility was expected to be fully operational from the start of 2010. Read More...

HSL Adapts to Shifts in Snow Patrol’s Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 28, 2009
LONDON - HSL supplied lighting equipment, a Kinesys automation system and crew to the final leg of Snow Patrol's 2009 world tour, named "Snow Patrol Reworked." As the tour's name suggests, there was a departure from the group's standard five-piece rock band setup, with 12 extra musicians onstage, bringing an orchestral feel to the show. Read More...

Bright Looks for Stereophonics Daytime Show

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 28, 2009
CARDIFF, U.K. - LD Tim Routledge used a grandMA2 light console for a daytime homecoming gig for The Stereophonics that required a night-time feel. Read More...

E/T/C London Projection at St. Andrews Festival

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 28, 2009
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - For the 2009 St. Andrews Festival, Ross Ashton from E/T/C London created a series of three projection art works. Two of the three works for the three-day event were projected on the ruins of the Cathedral of St. Andrews. Read More...

Clay Paky Lights Italian TV Shows

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 24, 2009
MILAN, Italy - Clay Paky lighting instruments have been used on two TV productions that aired recently on Italia 1: Chiambretti Night - Solo per numeri uno (Only for number ones), a late-night variety show conducted by Piero Chiambretti; and the 13th series of Le Iene (The Hyenas), a TV program conceived by Neri Parenti with minimalist scenery and visual references to Quentin Tarantino's film, Reservoir Dogs. Read More...

Spotlight Brings Italian-Made Fixtures to China

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 21, 2009
GUANZHOU, China - Spotlight, an Italy-based manufacturer of professional fixtures for the performing arts, has announced that it has supplied gear to some of the major venues for the performing arts in China, including the Guanzhou Opera House, the Chongqing Grand Theater and the Concert Hall in Shenzhen. Read More...

XL-Technologies is Launched

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 21, 2009
OSTEND, Belgium - XL-Technologies, a Belgium-based LED sales and solutions company, has been formed. It has been set up to offer LED technologies for a variety of shows, events, displays, art and installations and will also serve as worldwide distributor of the Pixled LED brand.  The new company will be led by Koen Bossuyt.
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Robert Juliat Expands in Asia

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 21, 2009
TOKYO and SINGAPORE - Robert Juliat opened two new branches recently, in Tokyo and Singapore. The company also named Masaaki Segawa president of Robert Juliat Japan and Jamie Boey branch manager in Singapore, which will also serve customers in China, Taiwan, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia and India. Read More...

French “Chunnel” City Street Lit with Anolis

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 20, 2009
COQUELLES, France - Coquelles near Calais, France, is known for its terminal for the Channel Tunnel connecting the U.K. and France. The City Council of Coquelles decided to update the look of one of its key commercial streets - Avenue Charles de Gaulle - with a lighting scheme using LED fixtures from Anolis. Read More...

Festive Lights Event in Cape Town Gets Support from Gearhouse

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 19, 2009
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Gearhouse South Africa's Cape Town branch supplied staging, lighting, audio, LED and technical crew to Out The Box Productions for the annual "Switching on of The Festive Lights" on and around Adderley Street. Read More...

LSC Clarity Used for College Oktoberfest Celebration

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 19, 2009
SYDNEY - LSC's Clarity lighting control software and VX20 wing were used for the main stage, called The Musik Haus, at Oktoberfest 2009, a five-stage event put on by ARC, organizers of student events at the University of New South Wales, which was attended by close to 8,000 students. Read More...

Miss World 2009 Lit with Robe Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 19, 2009
JOHANNESBURG - LD Tim Dunn used nearly 300 Robe fixtures in his design for Miss World 2009, which was staged at the Gallagher Convention Centre - the largest number of Robe fixtures to date that Dunn has used on a single event. Read More...
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