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‘Clusters of Light’ Oratorio, Sharjah

March 15th, 2014

Promotional poster for Clusters of Light

Promotional poster for Clusters of Light

Oratorio to open brand new amphitheatre in Islamic Culture Capital 2014 Sharjah, UAE

Rich projection, automation, live action and four of the Arabian music scene’s biggest names tell the story of Islam.

Edit to add Guardian review – http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2014/mar/30/islam-opera-clusters-light-life-prophet-mohammad-sharjah

Edit to add BBC Radio 4 interview (starts at 5’50”)  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03z9gn0

Edit to add Youtube clip shared by Mohammad Assaf, one of the stars of the show.  This clip appears to have been taken by an audience member ahead of the full-quality DVD being officially released shortly.  http://youtu.be/PCpVJXBA3hk?t=47s  The scene depicts the prophet arriving in the city and a camel choosing where he will bed down and make his base (A camel was thought to be unbiased!).  That camel took months of training to behave so well…

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Story of a Fort, Legacy of a Nation

March 12th, 2013

Managing Accreditation and Visas as well as general site and production logistical support services for the Franco Dragone show celebrating the Qasralhosnfestival.ae 250th anniversary of this iconic building

Huge international team from UK, Belgium, US, Canada, Italy, France, Germany, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania as well as local acts and performers.  Big multimedia show with a load of beautiful tableaux and live performance created over three months in Abu Dhabi.

Projection with live mapping from VYV Corp’s incredible new system backs up lighting design from Patrick Woodroffe and Adam Bassett.

Yatta Ltd provided a bespoke accreditation system for the site access – branded wristbands with printed zoned photo passes, hologram security in a laminated traditional AAA format lanyard.  We also managed the catering provisioning as well as radio shack and IT facilities.

Behind the scenes… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuoVkSe6RZI

 

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UAE 40th National Day Official Celebration

December 16th, 2011
Logo for the official celebration of the UAE 40th anniversary

Official logo for the official celebration

Abu Dhabi hosted the main official celebration for the 40th anniversary of the United Arab Emirates. Ours was a huge stadium gig at Zayed Sports City, capacity 40,000 for a one-off spectacular. And it was spectacular!

Some highlights of the show on youtube (starts with military marchpast, and moves onto the main part of the show at around 50 seconds)

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