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Solid Rock Event Technical provided 24 of Robe's BMFL Spots.
Solid Rock Event Technical provided 24 of Robe's BMFL Spots.

At FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, Daimler Trucks & Buses Event Lit with Robe BMFLs

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

JOHANNESBURG - Working on behalf of Blue Platinum Events, Solid Rock Event Technical provided lighting, sound and large format video for a massive son et lumière at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg for a corporate event hosted by Daimler Truck & Buses, a division of Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA). Key sales teams, dealers and clients of the company gathered in two locations for the event, themed as "the greatest show on earth."  Within the 95,000 capacity stadium, the gear list included 24 Robe BMFL Spot moving lights.

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The Leona Lewis tour visited 13 cities across England, Wales and Scotland
The Leona Lewis tour visited 13 cities across England, Wales and Scotland

LD Jamie Thompson Uses Avolites Consoles for Leona Lewis U.K. Tour

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

PLYMOUTH, U.K. - British singer and X Factor winner Leona Lewis toured the U.K. in February and March with lighting designed by Jamie Thompson and controlled by Avolites Sapphire Touch and Tiger Touch II consoles. Thompson's brief for the tour, which visited 13 cities across England, Wales and Scotland, was to create an intimate show pushing the focus on to Leona and her band as they performed new material and her internationally bestselling back catalog.

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Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition
Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2016 Set from June 9-12, 2016

Frank Hammel;
International News

GUANGZHOU, China — The 21st Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE), set for June 9-12 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, promises a comprehensive seminar program along with extensive lighting exhibits. More than 100 sessions will be offered, including those focusing on design, the lighting market and technology.

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Allan Fernandez (Vari Internacional), Medio Angular’s Juan Pablo (Paul) Guzman and Alberto Garcia (Vari Internacional).
Allan Fernandez (Vari Internacional), Medio Angular’s Juan Pablo (Paul) Guzman and Alberto Garcia (Vari Internacional).

Medio Angular Mexico Invests in Robe

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MEXICO CITY - Medio Angular recently added to its inventory with the purchase of Robe Pointes and LEDWash 300s, sourced via Robe distributor Vari Internacional. Pictured here, from left, are Allan Fernandez (Vari Internacional), Medio Angular’s Juan Pablo (Paul) Guzman and Alberto Garcia (Vari Internacional).

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AV Stumpfl Wings Engine Raw
AV Stumpfl Wings Engine Raw

AV Stumpfl Preps for Prolight + Sound

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT, Germany - AV Stumpfl will be bring their live event, production and rental and staging innovations from their native Ausria to Prolight+Sound 2016. Featured products will include an 8K by 4K version of Wings Engine Raw, which will be demoed right on the AV Stumpfl stand. AV Stumpfl will also use their prolight+sound trade show presence to launch the brand new Wings Vioso 3D mapping module with a reinvented workflow for video projection mapping and design.

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PR Lighting fixtures at work in the new Global Show Trade showroom
PR Lighting fixtures at work in the new Global Show Trade showroom

GST Adds PR Lighting to Moscow Production Showroom

Frank Hammel;
International News

MOSCOW — Lighting rental house Global Show Trade (GST) has set up a new showroom at its headquarters in Moscow, enabling many manufacturers, including PR Lighting, to demonstrate their products. Initially, GST began with a standard showroom for lighting equipment, but this developed into a full production area for some of the best practitioners in the city.

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Lead lighting designer Stephen Page and a team of seven designers and on-site LDs from dbn worked closely with Tom Ralston and Jonathan Godsmark from Eclipse Staging Services Dubai
Lead lighting designer Stephen Page and a team of seven designers and on-site LDs from dbn worked closely with Tom Ralston and Jonathan Godsmark from Eclipse Staging Services Dubai

2016 Qasr al Hosn Festival in Abu Dhabi Gets Big Lighting Assist from U.K.-based dbn

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ABU DHABI, UAE - The Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), turned to live communication specialist People as the event management agency for the elaborate 2016 Qasr Al Hosn festival, which ran from Feb. 3-13.. Manchester UK based dbn Lighting design an overall scheme to light all the different areas of the site. Lead lighting designer Stephen Page and a team of seven designers and on-site LDs from dbn worked closely with Tom Ralston and Jonathan Godsmark from Eclipse Staging Services Dubai who provided all the lighting, AV, power and rigging equipment for the multi-day event.

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The band performed at the Roundhouse in February.
The band performed at the Roundhouse in February.

Coasts Rock London's Roundhouse with Avolites-Driven Light Show

Frank Hammel;
International News

LONDON - Bristol, U.K.-base band Coasts rocked London's Roundhouse in February with an atmospheric lighting show created by Tom Campbell using an Avolites Sapphire Touch and networked Tiger Touch II. Campbell's consoles are loaded with Titan v9 for the tour, and he's using an array of the new and powerful features available in the software. The Avolites consoles were supplied by Siyan.

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Elation Platinum HFX
Elation Platinum HFX

Elation Professional Gears Up for Prolight + Sound 2016

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT, Germany - Elation Professional will be featurig new technologies and products at Stand E85 in Hall 4 Prolight + Sound 2016  including the company's new ZCL, DTW and Fuze series of products. Also featured will be the company's Platinum SEVEN, a new 7-color LED wash luminaire along with a cyclorama wash luminaire; the TVL CYC RGBW, a floodlight for TV, film, theatre and broadcast applications; and the company's X-Series of hybrid fixtures including the Platinum FLX and mid-sized Platinum HFX moving heads (HFX pictured here).

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Photos Courtesy Bass Events
Photos Courtesy Bass Events

Reverze Gets Scenic, Automation Assist from WIcreations

Frank Hammel;
International News

ANTWERP, Belgium - For the annual Reverze hard-style dance indoor extravaganza, staged by Bass Events in the 20,000 capacity Antwerp Sportpalais on Feb. 27, engineering specialists WIcreations automated large scenic objects to tie in with the theme of this year's event, “Deception.” The title alone presented the opportunity for visual fun. WI was commissioned by Bass Events under the technical production management of Kristof Devriese, to move and rotate two large trussing ‘cubes’ onstage, fly nine other objects above the stage and also fly nine other large scale lighting pods … over the audience.

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