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Nobel Peace Prize Concert Presents Bold Laser Show

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

OSLO, Norway — An impressive laser show was performed during the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway, to add to the reflective mood and atmosphere surrounding the award ceremony. Laserteknikk AS, one of Norway's premier laser, lighting, and special effects companies were brought in to oversee all lighting aspects of the concert. It was the second year in a row Laserteknikk AS oversaw the production.

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The grandMA2-controlled rig includes The lighting lighting system includes Claypaky Alpha Profile 800 STs. Photo courtesy AIDA Cruises
The grandMA2-controlled rig includes The lighting lighting system includes Claypaky Alpha Profile 800 STs. Photo courtesy AIDA Cruises

AIDAprima Cruise Ship Sails with Claypaky

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

HAMBURG, Germany - The AIDAprima, the latest addition to the AIDA Cruises fleet, was christened in Hamburg on May 7, 2016. The ship has many attractions, like the Beach Club with Caribbean feel for 365 days a year, and the Four Elements area with water slides and climbing walls, not to mention first class entertainment. The choice of lights on board the AIDAprima fell on Claypaky and Lightpower, owing to these companies many years of experience and professional expertise.

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Elation LED Solutions for Ice Rink at Historic Tower of London

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - There are few more unique places to ice skate than in the 1000-year-old moat at the world-renowned Tower of London. Skaters can enjoy a festive experience in what is normally a totally off limits area while being immersed in dynamic lighting effects from Elation Professional LED luminaires. One-stop event services provider Figure of Eight Events Ltd (figureofeightevents.co.uk) has provided all power, lighting and sound reinforcement.

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Lighting designer Valerio Tiberi lit the opera in Moscow. Photo courtesy Brescia e Amisano
Lighting designer Valerio Tiberi lit the opera in Moscow. Photo courtesy Brescia e Amisano

'Simon Boccanegra' in Moscow Lit with Claypaky Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MOSCOW – The three-act melodrama Simon Boccanegra is characteristic of Giuseppe Verdi's determination and modernity. It was staged at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, which is fitted with a number of Claypaky lights, and broadcast live on a giant screen in front of the theatre itself. This Verdi opera rounded off the La Scala summer tour in Moscow.

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Robe fixtures in use at Fashfest
Robe fixtures in use at Fashfest

Looking Good at Fashfest Canberra

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - Elite Event Technology in Canberra provided a full turnkey design and technical production solution for Canberra’s 2016 FASHFEST extravaganza, staged at the National Convention Centre.The lighting rig for the main show space was designed by Darren Russell who needed a flexible and versatile range of fixtures to help deliver the high expectations of everyone involved, so he based this around Robe moving lights – BMFLs, Pointes and LEDWashes – plus a selection of conventionals.

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Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London
Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London

Artistic Licence at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - Artistic Licence recently devised a solution for the complex lighting control requirements at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, a conference venue in Westminster, London. The centre was in the final stages of a major refit. Main contractor, Overbury had brought in Delmatic to install a sophisticated house lighting system using DALI fixtures. The difficulty was that, on a regular basis, the DMX512-based production lighting system would need to take control of aspects of the house lighting.

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'Shahrazad' Lit with Robe Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

AMSTERDAM - LD Aaron Copp's lighting desing for the new production of Shahrazad, choreographed by Jonah Bokaer for the Royal Ballet of Flanders (whose Artistic Director is Olivier Award winning Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui) included 34 Robe CycFX 8 fixtures. The production finished its run at the Opera Vlaanderen in Ghent on Oct. 30 2016 and subsequently played in Antwerp, Amsterdam and several other European cities.

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S+H  in use at Strictly Come Dancing

S+H Celebrates 10 Years of Strictly

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - Drapes, LED, video and special effects specialist S+H Technical celebrated its 10th season supporting the BBC’s  hit series Strictly Come Dancing with drapes, starcloth and a variety of other ‘soft goods’ and effects. S+H was again working with BAFTA Award winning set and scenic designer Patrick Doherty – who is a regular client – helping realize his vision for a spectacular magical environment which he creates for the series. 

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GLP Bars Line Up For Carlsberg’s Green Door Project

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SWEDEN – GLP’s award-winning X4 Bar 20s recently had a starring role in Carlsberg’s perennial Green Door Project in Stockholm, created and produced by Grandin’s Flying Circus. Designed to explore the future of Swedish pop culture and the club scene, by featuring some of the country’s progressive artists and DJs, the venue is always kept secret until the day before the event.

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