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Robe for Glasgow 2014

Robe for Glasgow 2014

UK - Robe has announced that it will be supplying in excess of 500 lighting fixtures for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Robe is working with lighting designer Tim Routledge on this project, who was the lead lighting programmer for the London 2012 Summer Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies.

The Robe fixtures shining bright in Glasgow will include Pointes, CycFX, LEDWash 600s, LEDBeam 100s and the recently released LEDBeam 1000 … together with Robe’s latest LightWare battery up-lighters.

Robe is recognised as the market leader in entertainment lighting technology and this year celebrates 20 years at the forefront of successful innovation.

The Opening Ceremony takes place at Celtic Park Stadium on July 23 and will feature a cast of 2000 performers as well as 4,500 athletes from 71 nations, with a live audience of over 40,000 and a potential global live TV audience of over one billion. The Closing Ceremony takes place at Hampden Park Stadium on August 3.

The Ceremonies are being created by global brand experience agency Jack Morton Worldwide, and Glasgow 2014 will be Scotland’s biggest ever festival of sport and culture, with over a million spectators expected to attend over the course of the Games.

10th July 2014

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