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The Colosseum in Rome – world famous heritage site and one of Italy’s most popular tourist attractions - was originally constructed in 70 – 80 AD and is the largest amphitheatre ever built. This summer it was reopened after three years of extensive refurbishments – the first in its history.
The combined strength and stamina of the hundreds of people involved in each complex tower construction was a sight to behold in the electric atmosphere at a packed Tarraco Arena Plaza. Spain’s human-tower building championship is a highly anticipated fixture on the national sporting calendar with Castellers de Vilafranca targeting an eight title.
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) has partnered with New World Symphony, an orchestral academy based in Miami Beach, to help transition the live production of its world-renowned outdoor WALLCAST™ concert experiences and other productions to native 4K UHD resolution.
CBC’s Studio 42 at Maison Radio-Canada in Montréal is to Canadian television what a legendary room like Studio 8H in Rockefeller Center is to US broadcasting history. Coincidentally first opened 42 years ago, the flagship studio has been used for countless awards ceremonies, talk shows, concerts and other live-event programs over its four-plus decades.
Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) is not only composer Richard Wagner’s most celebrated work – it is also one of the cornerstone works of classical music. Comprising four epic ‘music dramas’ (Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried and Götterdämmerung) with a total running time of 16 hours, Der Ring… is certainly not for the faint-hearted, although it is possible to encounter Wagner fans who have seen the entire cycle not just once or twice – but as many as eight or ten times.
Innibos – an action-packed high profile arts and music festival staged in and around Mbombela (Nelspruit) in South Africa during the winter presenting Afrikaans music, theatre, literature and visual arts – again featured Robe moving lights on the Main and the Rock performance stages in 2016.
For the 12th consecutive year, Blackout was entrusted to supply the ‘Summer Series with American Express®’, ten evenings of concerts from pop headliners and emerging artists, before transforming Somerset House for its ‘Film4 Summer Screen’ fortnight of cult, classic and contemporary outdoor movie showings, August 2016.
The BBC’s double-header weekend of Proms In The Park and BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park (Festival In a Day) could have been renamed Four Seasons in a Day, given the extreme climatic changes (and fitting name of the Proms headline act).
On the occasion of the „SWR-TV Family Fest 2016“ on September 4, 2016 spectators and passengers experienced an extraordinary view of the Koblenz cable car. One cabin rode above the ropeway all day long as a floating live TV studio across the Rhine. SWR commentator Anna Lena Dörr and YouTuber Phil Laude entertained meanwhile with good humored commentaries, chatting with passengers and invited guests while floating back and forth between ground and hill stations.
The 50th anniversary of Jalsa Salana UK, the three-day international convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, took place at Hadiqat-ul-Mahdi (Oaklands Farm, near Alton, Hampshire) from 12-14 August, attracting upwards of 40,000 Ahmadi Muslims plus other interested dignitaries and participants from around the world.
IBC announced today that it is to give one of its highest awards, the Judges’ Prize, to NASA. Celebrating the achievements of one of the world’s most well known brands, the award will be presented at the ceremony held on Sunday 11 September at the RAI, Amsterdam. NASA’s contribution to the ceremony promises to be literally out of this world.
Ang Lee was born in Taiwan, but studied theatre at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and then film at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. In his career he has won two Best Director Oscars and has been nominated twice more. Life of Pi was the first 3D movie to win the Oscar for Best Director.
Yet again, SGM fixtures have participated in Splendour in the Grass. The sold-out festival operated for four days and nights with over 30,000 festival goers each day. Besides having a star-studded music program, the festival also places a lot of emphasis on the artistic experience of the festival.
At FMS (Flash Memory Summit), I heard a lot of techie discussions on the inner workings of flash; but to me, what’s more important is what it will do for customers – business and individuals. So I looked forward to the session on Flash Is a Key to Augmented Reality on Wearables.
Set designer Sid Scott worked closely with lighting designer Nigel Catmur on crafting the aesthetic for the main hub of the event, the Pafiliwn, an 1800 capacity theatre space which hosts various live performances, competitions and the main crowning ceremonies held throughout the week long event.
This year for the first time the Pafiliwn was staged in a new venue - a 60 metre long by 40 metre deep pavilion structure from staging specialist Neptunus Structures, based on their fully insulated Evolution II temporary building system and featuring around 9 lofty metres of headroom.