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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.
LD Mac Chan was part of the team led by creative director Beatrice Chia who made every Singaporean burst with pride on their 2016 National Day Parade (NDP) and this year, for the first time, the event was staged at the new National Stadium. With a live audience of 50,000, a TV audience of around 5 million plus a few more million tuning in to the live internet stream … there was plenty of pressure on everyone to deliver.
Robe lighting was delighted to be a technical partner in the 2016 MIRA digital arts festival, staged for the first time in Berlin. The event focuses on the intersection between electronic music and live visuals and presents a selection of invigorating collaborations, special projects and the opportunity for artists working in all areas of music and visual arts to imaginer works that can be enjoyed and appreciated by all.
During the IBC2016 Awards Ceremony, the hundred year history of SMPTE will be recognised. SMPTE is the leading standards-setting body for the industry, and one of the six trade bodies which form the IBC Partnership.
The fiftieth anniversary of the Montreux Jazz Festival was an occasion to celebrate, especially for Stage Tec. It was the first deployment, and a very successful one at that, of the Platinum DSP launched this April – the new and extremely powerful audio DSP unit for large mixing consoles. Radio Television Suisse (RTS), the TV and Radio broadcaster for French speaking part of Switzerland acting as a service partner of the festival since 2013, upgraded the AURUS mixing console in its HD1 OB vehicle with seven of the new Platinum DSP boards.
On July 14, at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, more than 400,000 spectators celebrated in Paris “Bastille Day”, the National Holiday in France, marking the beginning of the modern French nation. And to Lawo, it was a further chance to demonstrate the power of their latest live and broadcast technologies.
Avolites' lighting consoles, dimmers and media servers have once again delivered robust, festival-proof performance to astounding shows across Glastonbury's vast and varied musical programme.
Martin by HARMAN lighting solutions were recently used as the creative lighting components for SONICtower, an outdoor art installation by Sound Media Artist Zulkifle Mahmod (also known as ZUL). Martin’s VDO Sceptron 10 and Exterior Wash 310 were featured during i Light Marina Bay, Asia’s leading sustainable light art festival, which promotes environmentally responsible behavior for a sustainable future. Every aspect of the annual festival adopts a more effective and efficient management of resources to meet its commitment to the environment—and the choice of energy-conserving, high-impact Martin LEDs perfectly fulfilled the festival’s criteria.
The company Winkler Multi Media Events in Canton Aargau is one of the leading Swiss event solution providers for multimedia and three-dimensional live communication. They were recently entrusted with providing the equipment for the opening ceremony of the Gotthard Base Tunnel.
Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), the world’s first solar-powered plane able to fly day and night without a drop of fuel, arrived in Abu Dhabi by cargo plane from Switzerland. Si2’s crew of 80 technicians, engineers and a communications team will spend the next week re-assembling the giant plane and readying it for public display this month at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) in advance of its March take-off on its round-the-world flight.