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International News

  • 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, 2010UTRECHT, 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...
  • Robe Fixtures Used for Blackpool Lightshow

    PLSN Staff | International News | January 4, 2010
    BLACKPOOL, U.K. - Robe moving lights are playing a key role in the installed artwork, "Brilliance." The £3.5 million artwork consist of six aluminum-clad arches traversing Birley Street in the downtown area and lit by fixtures arranged along surrounding streets. The light show takes place every 10 minutes. Read More...
  • By Design Day 2010 Fundraising Event Announced

    PLSN Staff | International News | January 4, 2010NEW YORK - The By Design Day fundraising event for Behind the Scenes and Light Relief in the U.K. will return in 2010, with support once again from lighting designers Paule Constable, Ken Billington and Ken Posner, along with Light Relief's co-founder, Rick Fisher. Read More...
  • coolux Opens Offices in Shanghai and Hong Kong

    PLSN Staff | International News | January 4, 2010COLOGNE, Germany - coolux GmbH, opened offices recently in Shanghai and Hong Kong, which are operated by a newly-formed business unit, coolux China Limited, which aims to serve the growing market for projection and digital signage in the region. Read More...
  • Osram Opens Second High-Volume LED Plant

    PLSN Staff | International News | December 31, 2009
    PENANG, Malaysia - More than two years after breaking ground in 2007, Osram Opto Semiconductors has completed the construction and process-testing phases for its 377,000 square foot LED chip production plant here. Regular production of LED chips has now commenced. Read More...
  • Wireless Solution Sweden AB Adds JB-Lighting as OEM Partner

    PLSN Staff | International News | December 31, 2009UDDEVALLA, Sweden - Wireless Solution Sweden AB has named JB-Lighting of Germany as the latest OEM partner to build W-DMX into their products. The technology will be installed at JB-Lighting headquarters in Blaustein-Wippingen, Germany and will include the JBLED moving head product line. Read More...
  • Robe Robins Light Italian TV Singing Contest

    PLSN Staff | International News | December 30, 2009
    BOLOGNA, Italy - Music Gate, a singing contest on Italian TV that is staged weekly at the Antoniano Theatre and broadcast on RAI Gulp, is being lit with Robe's Robin 300E Spot moving light fixtures, chosen by LD Giulio Palaferri. Read More...
  • HSL Supplies White Lies Tour

    PLSN Staff | International News | December 29, 2009
    LONDON - HSL supplied lighting equipment and crew to the recent U.K. tour for the band White Lies, which relied upon a primarily white and near-white looks created by LD Chris Megginson. Read More...
  • SNP Shines Green at Climate Change Summit

    PLSN Staff | International News | December 28, 2009
    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - U.K.-based video control solutions specialist SNP Productions Ltd supplied leading Danish rental company [Lite]Com A/S with their 5th Catalyst v4 PRO media server for the Bright Green Expo during the recent COP15 Climate Change Summit. Read More...
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