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International News

  • Integrity Promotions Uses Robe Gear for Tiens Meeting

    PLSN Staff | International News | January 11, 2010
    JOHANNESBURG - Dean Fourie of Integrity Promotions used Robe moving lights as part of his lighting rig for the Tiens' Annual Convention and Gala Dinner staged at the Sandton Convention Centre and Ballroom at Monte Casino. Read More...
  • GLP Impressions Join Paramore’s Arena Tour Stops in U.K.

    PLSN Staff | International News | January 11, 2010
    LONDON - Lighting designer Chad Peters used 28 GLP Impression moving LED lights on the larger set for Paramore's recent U.K. tour stops in arena-sized venues. He sourced the fixtures from Bandit Lites, which has a rental stock of 60 Impressions. Read More...
  • SNP Supplies Catalysts for Pet Shop Boys Tour

    PLSN Staff | International News | January 8, 2010
    LONDON - Video control solutions specialist SNP Productions supplied video rental house Creative Technology with two Catalyst v4 PRO media servers with 250 Gb hard drives for the Pet Shop Boys' "Pandemonium" world tour, for which CT was the video contractor. Read More...
  • Green Day’s 21st Century Rig Includes Martin MAC III Profiles

    PLSN Staff | International News | January 8, 2010
    AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Green Day is currently on their 21st Century Breakdown world tour, which started earlier this year and is scheduled to continue towards the end of 2010. The band recently finished the Australian leg of the tour, with a lighting rig that included 37 Martin MAC III Profiles. Read More...
  • 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...
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