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Maccabi Games Opening Ceremony Lit with Robe Fixtures

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BERLIN - The Opening Ceremony of the 2015 European Maccabi Games (EMG2015), Europe’s biggest Jewish sports event, was staged at the Waldbühne amphitheatre in Berlin’s Olympic Park, and officially declared open by German President Joachim Gauk. The event's lighting rig, supplied by Berlin-based TSE and designed by LD Ronen Najar, centered on fixtures from Robe, with close to 200 units in all.

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Astera Makes Wireless History with Illumination of New Schleissheim Palace in Munich

Astera Makes Wireless History with Illumination of New Schleissheim Palace near Munich, Germany

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MUNICH, GERMANY – Kaiser Showtechnik GmbH, Astera’s exclusive distributor for Germany, illuminated the New Schleissheim Palace in Munich on Aug. 25, 2015.  Astera says the setup, stretching more than 300 meters along the palace façade, was 100 percent wireless and the largest of its kind to ever take place, using more than 600 wireless Astera fixtures.  The project made use of, and fully showed, the capabilities of Astera’s long-distance RF technology found within the AsteraBox™ and AsteraApp™, which has been integral to the industry’s acceptance of Astera as the standard for wireless lighting.

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The Canberra Theatre Centre upgraded lighting systems within its performance spaces recently with an assist from Jands and Sound Advice.

Canberra Theatre Centre Upgrades with ETC and Sound Advice

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CANBERRA, Australia - The Canberra Theatre Centre (CTC) recently upgraded their lighting systems with an assist from staging and lighting specialists Sound Advice and Jands-supplied ETC fixtures. The CTC is made up of three venues: the 1,200-seat Canberra Theatre, a traditional proscenium arch theatre; the 600-seat Playhouse; and the 100-seat Courtyard Studio. A total of 248 fixtures made up the CTC upgrade including 10° ellipsoidal luminaires, 15-30° zoom ellipsoidal luminaires and 25-50° compact zoom ellipsoidal luminaires.

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Vimal Rawjee has been stocking up on Robe fixtures.

South Africa's Insane Sound & Lighting Adds to Robe Inventory

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DURBAN, South Africa - Insane Sound & Lighting, a production and design company run by Vimal Rawjee (pictured here), has made the eminently sensible decision to expand its collection of Robe fixtures. Insane S&L now has more than 100 of them in stock, including around 40 moving heads and more than 60 LEDForce 18 PARs.

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AHM Stocks Up on GLP Gear to Support Major Hong Kong Shows. Pictured here, Lui Fong concert at the Hong Kong Coliseum.

AHM Stocks Up on GLP Gear to Support Major Hong Kong Shows

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HONG KONG – One of GLP’s longest serving customers in the Far East, Hong Kong-based AHM Engineering Co. Ltd, has increased its pool of impression X4 moving head LEDs with the addition of a further 48 fixtures. This takes their inventory up to 138 pieces — and tasked with providing lighting for two back-to-back concerts by Lui Fong at Hong Kong Coliseum, they also made their first investment in the new impression X4 Bar 10 battens.

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Rugby World Cup Turns to White Light for Lighting, Sound Assist. Pictured here, the BT World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge.

Rugby World Cup Turns to White Light for Lighting, Sound Assist

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LONDON - The 2015 Rugby World Cup recently drew to a close with New Zealand beating Australia at Twickenham Stadium. Throughout the tournament, White Light provided the lighting, sound and production support for various aspects of the competition, helping to make this year’s Rugby World Cup one of the biggest yet. The events included the BT World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge, which was broadcast on ITV (pictured here).

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Dance Afrique Festival in Dubai Lit with Robe Fixtures. Photo by Jossy Thomas

Dance Afrique Festival in Dubai Lit with Robe Fixtures

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DUBAI, UAE - The 2015 Dance Afrique Festival, staged Oct. 8 at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai, featured Akon from Senegal, Congolese musician Awilo Logombia, singer-songwriter Flavour from Nigeria and other African artists. Dubai- and UK-based LD Steve Shipman, who had designed the lighting for the same show in London in August, used 12 Robe BMFL Spots and more than 120 Robe moving lights in all.

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Colour Sound Supplies Lights & LED Screens to MiNT Festival

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LEEDS, U.K. - For the the six main tented arenas at the 2015 MiNT Festival, which moved to a new location at Wetherby Racecourse near Leeds and also moved to a new two-day schedule Sept. 19-20, Colour Sound Experiment provided rigging, trussing, lighting and LED screens. The artist lineup included Duke Dumont, The Martinez Brothers, Sigma, Sven Vath, Jamie Jones, Luciano, Ricardo Villalobos and more.

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