By Jesse Dullabh, Lighting Technical & Controller Support
The Oppikoppi celebrated its 21st anniversary this year and naturally everything went bigger and better. An estimated 25,000 people trekked to the bushveld outside Northam in the North-West Province for a weekend of music, camping and, of course, partying till the sun comes up.
The Technical Production Services Association (TPSA) was established in 1998 as an independent trade association for the technical production and live events industry. TPSA was modelled on the UK's Production Services Association (PSA), and was designed to focus mainly on safety and technical standards.
By Bruce Schwartz (Entertainment Lighting Manager – Electrosonic SA)
3 Years ago, Martin Professional held a lighting competition to showcase their lighting design software and controllers around the Frankfurt Pro Light and Sound Show in Germany and in Russia. Entrants submitted videos of their designs, set to a pre-determined piece of music and let the public vote on the best submission and contestants then won prizes from Martin Professional.
Electrosonic SA is proud to announce that it has been appointed sole distributor for Luminex in South Africa. LUMINEX Lighting Control Equipment (LCE) is a Belgium-based company that was established in February 2002. It specializes in developing lighting control equipment for the entertainment industry.