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Robe for Volbriöö Event in Estonia

Robe for Volbriöö Event in Estonia

Robe for Volbriöö Event in Estonia

Estonia – The remaining night live performance of the 2022 Volbriöö occasion in Estonia’s vibrant and picturesque second metropolis of Tartu occurred on the Kaarsild (Arch) Bridge, a chic pedestrian hyperlink that connects the centre of city with the Ülejõe District, traversing the Emajõgi River.

Andres Sarv, lighting designer from Tartu’s well-known Vanemuine theatre and a crew from manufacturing and rental firm E&T had been requested to help with the technical parts together with lighting which had a key function within the presentation. Andres specified Robe Pointe, LEDWash 800, Spikie and LEDBeam 100 transferring lights.

These had been used to gentle all of the stage motion, structural facets of the bridge, plus the river, riverbank and surrounding areas as 1000’s congregated to benefit from the music and stay artist performances, together with headliners in style rapper GENKA and well-known Estonian singer / songwriter Orelipoiss.

Tartu’s Volbriöö is an evening of celebration for college students and their associated organisations – it’s a massive college city – and this regional Estonian model of the occasion is loosely based mostly on the centuries-old Christian Saint Walpurgis Night feast day. It is the ultimate occasion of the “Tartu Student Days” pageant comprising a whole lot of smaller performances and events.

The 2022 theme was devoted to supporting and being conscious of the challenges confronted by war-torn neighbours in Ukraine because the nation fights fearlessly and tirelessly for peace, freedom, and sovereignty not only for itself, however for the entire of Europe.

Andres and the E&T crew have been concerned in supplying the occasion’s lighting for a number of years earlier than the pandemic, which stopped it for 2 years, in order that they knew the setting and had been additionally decided to make sure that every little thing regarded additional particular for this return to a stay and in-person occasion.

The Robe fixtures had been positioned on the long-and-slim stage: some on the ground and a few on the encircling metalwork and in addition below the stage. In addition to illuminating the stage space, the bridge and the artists, the Pointes, particularly, had been nice for taking pictures highly effective pillars up into the night time sky and alongside the river.

Pointes offered loads of eye-candy and potent beams to attract spectators all the way down to the riverbanks to benefit from the present, which they might watch totally free.

The little LEDBeam 100s and Spikies had been dotted across the stage, their small measurement and highly effective beams making them an ideal alternative each to suit on the tight area and to look nice behind the artists or for illuminating bigger areas and up-lighting and colouring the bridge’s structural pillars.

The LEDWash 800s had been on the stage to offer common wash the place wanted on the stage or throughout the bridge.

“These 4 fixture varieties had been excellent for the job, and all complemented one another properly,” confirmed Andres. “They are compact and light-weight, but shiny, highly effective and in a position to supply loads of inventive choices.”

The lighting had been pulled from E&T’s rental inventory and Showtech equipped and constructed the stage on the centre level of the bridge, designed to match the type and look of the structure as carefully as doable.

Everyone concerned in organising and staging this occasion was delighted to be again engaged on an actual stay and in-person present once more (after two years of pandemic and lock downs) at that stage it nonetheless felt new and a little bit of a novelty to have audiences and their vitality again as soon as once more!

Andres programmed the lights on a ChamSys MQ80 console working carefully with Tõnis Sarv, E&T’s undertaking supervisor for the occasion, who additionally operated the lights.

Tartu’s Arch bridge was constructed between 1957 and 1959 on the location of a former stone bridge that was destroyed throughout the second World War. It was renovated in 2017 and is tastefully architecturally lit at night time. The River Emajõgi that it crosses connects Estonia’s two largest lakes, Lake Võrtsjärv and Lake Peipus.

pictures: Ragnar Vutt

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