International News

Eurovision Green Room Supported by Prolyte

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 5, 2009
MOSCOW —Staging specialist JSA Company provided a combination of Layher and Prolyte equipment for the green room serving the largest Eurovision production to date in mid-May. Read More...

Australia Future Music Festival Tour Features Robe Lighting

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 5, 2009
SYDNEY — Clifton Productions provided over 200 Robe moving lights for  Australia’s Future Music Festival 2009 tour, headlined by Basement Jaxx, N.E.R.D, CSS, Paul Oakenfold and Grandmaster Flash and featuring local DJs on up to nine themed stages. Read More...

Gearhouse SA Supplies Africa Day 2009

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 5, 2009
JOHANNESBURG — Gearhouse South Africa supplied stage and set design plus all technical production, including staging, lighting, audio, video and power,  to the 2009 Africa Day Concert staged in Mary Fitzgerald Square. Read More...

Jands Delivers Staging Solution to the MTC Theatre

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 27, 2009
MELBOURNE, Australia — The Melbourne Theatre opened after 15 years of planning and a $55 million investment. Home to the Melbourne Theatre Company, the MTC Theatre houses two performance spaces, foyer areas with bars, a café and two VIP function rooms. Read More...

Clay Paky Sponsors Meeting of TV Lighting Professionals

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 26, 2009
BERGAMO, Italy — Clay Paky sponsored a visit made recently by members of Society of Television Lighting and Design (STLD), a British association, to the Italian Public television (RAI) studios, for an exchange of experiences among professional counterparts. Read More...

Electrosonic Uses Martin smartMAC, Stagebar 54 for Yebo Radio Install

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 24, 2009
MIDRAND, South Africa — The visual appearance of a radio personality, or his or her surroundings, might seem to matter little more than the timbre of a silent film star’s voice. Even so, Yebo Radio studios at Vodaworld here opted for an architectural upgrade that transcends what most people picture when viewing TV shows like WKRP and Frasier. Read More...

Milos MR4 Roof Perks Up Launch for Nespresso Boutique

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 24, 2009
OSLO — When the Nespresso Boutique opened earlier this year, it was still cold in Norway — good for hot beverage sales, but risky for staging an event that would extend the “coffee-café-and-more” retail outlet’s operations into the narrow street by the shop. Read More...

Avolites Console Helps Il Divo Make Good on “The Promise”

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 24, 2009
EDMONTON, AB, Canada — In the five years since they were formed by Simon Cowell, Il Divo, a quartet of international vocalists, have created fans across the pop music-classical opera spectrum. For their third world tour, LD Dom Smith is once again using an Avolites console to help the group promote its latest album, The Promise.  Read More...

PRG Bad Boys Light Up Eurovision Song Contest

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 22, 2009
MOSCOW — The gear list at the 54th annual Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals and finals included some 2,000 square meters of LED, and the largest assembly of PRG Bad Boy luminaires on any one show yet — 72 of the 48,000 lumen output instruments. Read More...

Germany’s “Superstar” Lit by Robe DigitalSpots

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 22, 2009
COLOGNE, Germany — LD Manuel Da Costa from mo2 Design used Robe DigitalSpot 7000 and 3000DTs for the final of the latest series of Deutschland Sucht den Superstar, broadcast live on national channel RTL. Read More...

Goboland Opens UAE Office

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 21, 2009
RAS AL KHAIMAH, U.A.E. — Belgian gobo manufacturer Goboland opened its Middle East office here recently to meet demand for its gobo services in the architectural sector. Read More...

J. R. Clancy PowerLifts Now Carry CE Mark

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 21, 2009
SYRACUSE, NY— J. R. Clancy announced that its PowerLift automated theatre hoist will now carry the CE Mark, signifying that the product officially meets the CE Mark directives for safety as required by 30 countries in the European Union (EU), making it eligible for sale within the EU and the European Free Trade Area. Read More...

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