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The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade began in 1924, was first televised in 1948, and continues to be one of the most-popular family viewing events in television. To many, the parade represents the unofficial start of the holiday season. With 3.5 million spectators and over 20 million viewers watching the event on television, the parade combines marching bands, floats, Broadway show performers, giant balloons, and celebrities as the formula for its success. While the number of viewers of the event has been holding steady over the years, the percentage of households viewing the parade has been steadily dropping.
The Zurich Opera House entered the 2017/18 opera and theater season following an extensive technical renewal that included new audio equipment, modernization of its workflows, and fresh approaches to its sound reinforcement.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) and egta, the association of television and radio sales houses are celebrating the trustworthiness of television on the occasion of World Television Day (21 November), as declared by the United Nations.
For many years, the Berlin Philharmonic is offering its Digital Concert Hall (DCH) subscribers (https://digitalconcerthall.com) around 50 concerts per year as an HD live stream and is providing additional services such as background information, interviews and a very large archive (VoD ) including concerts with Herbert von Karajan as conductor. DCH has more than 740,000 registered users, including 26,000 with a paid ticket. DCH visitors come from 100 countries, 25 percent of sales are generated in Germany, 20 percent in the US and 15 percent in Japan.
Riedel Communications' Artist digital matrix intercom system provided a comprehensive and reliable radio communications infrastructure for the 26th annual Zurich Street Parade, a 2.4-kilometer celebration of peace, love, and techno music that drew more than 900,000 revelers to the city's streets on Aug. 12. Riedel worked with Security & Safety AG Zurich to deploy a robust and reliable radio communications network and closed-circuit television (CCTV) system that ensured a successful and safe event.
Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, a spectacular show performed at 12 different venues in Germany, thrilling a total audience of more than 130,000. The biggest anniversary music event was a sold-out performance on 29th October in Berlin’s Mercedes-Benz-Arena with more than 11,000 spectators and a choir 4,000 strong. German public TV channel ZDF broadcast the recording of the Pop-Oratorio Luther on Reformation Day, 31st October.
The Olympic Torch Relay is one of the most symbolic of all Olympic events. It marks the countdown to one of the greatest athletic and cultural events in the world. It unites and inspires people, bound by the Olympic values of excellence, friendship and respect.
Every year, the charismatic island of Saaremaa in Estonia stages ‘Opera Days’, a major international opera festival organised by the Eesti Kontsert Hall in Tallinn, which this year featured the world premiere of an exciting new production - “Nurjatu Saar’ (The Evil Island’) - by famous Estonian rock musician, pianist and composer, Rein Rannap.
Russia, where the performing arts have always been held in high esteem, can look back on a rich theatrical history. World famous theatres are found here, such as the Bolshoi Theatre and the Tabakov Theatre in Moscow, as well as the Alexandrinsky Theatre, Marinsky Theatre and Bolshoi Drama Theatre, BDT, in St. Petersburg. All of these venues were equipped with Stage Tec equipment when modernised.
The Helsinki City Theatre, one of the largest theatres in Finland, has installed an extensive and fully integrated wired and wireless system from Clear-Com as part of a multi-million Euro renovation project. The system was designed and installed by Clear-Com and its longstanding partner Noretron, working with the British consultant Theatreplan, within a challenging time frame to fit with construction work and the closed theatre season.
While the overarching memory of BBC Radio 2’s big weekend in Hyde Park was of James Blunt crowd surfing in a dinghy at the end of his set, for Capital Sound it was just another monumental production, successfully deploying their Martin Audio MLA PA to bring the summer season to a close.
The amphitheater in the Austrian town of Bregenz is known worldwide. The venue is located directly on the shore of Lake Constance and the stage itself floats on the water. But not just the place is remarkable. The stage designs are equally beautiful and impressive - created for two-year productions, which on its own enlarges the borders for creativity. This year, luminaires from SGM Light played an important role in Markus Holdermann’s stage concept.
Robe moving lights were the primary lightsources on the Main Stage at Innibos 2017, a high profile arts and music festival staged in and around Mbombela (Nelspruit) in South Africa presenting Afrikaans music, theatre, literature and visual arts. The fixtures were part of a striking visual design by Johan Ferreira of BF Production Services. Johan has lit the event’s main stage for 12 years now - changing his approach dramatically in terms of technology over that time.
The Imperia statue is the landmark at the entrance to the Lake Constance harbor. To reach this prominent site, visitors walk along the pier, which stretches for roughly one hundred meters out into the lake. It was precisely here that HDwireless set up their tents in preparation for the Lake Constance Festival on August 12.
The National Centre for the Performing Arts, one of China's most prestigious and architecturally striking performance complexes, has invested in a large number of Claypaky's latest award-winning LED HCR wash light, the Claypaky K-EYE K20, along with the another of the brand's award-winning fixtures, the Claypaky Scenius Profile, as part of a major upgrade to the lighting rigs in its theatre and opera halls.