Nicoline Refsing: Storytelling Has to Work Live and on Screen

Copenhagen 2014 - Conchita Wurst wins the Eurovision Song Contest. The show is incredible and reaches millions of viewers. Responsible for the production of the Eurovision Song Contest is Rockart Design with Nicoline Refsing as the founder and creative head behind the team. As Creative Director and Content Producer for the Eurovision Song Contest in Kopenhagen, the team was responsible for delivering creative direction, screen content and smaller sets for the 37 countries participating.

At Prolight + Sound Nicoline Refsing spoke at Eventplaza about the Eurovision Song Contest. In our interview she talks about the differences between live shows and award shows as well as about her inspirations.

1, 2, 3, 4 … Counting and Winning

How many R-clips are in this container? CGS Licht- und Tontechnik uses this question for a lottery. Visitors can win a Bavarian Speanferkel meal including draft beer in the new CGS warehouse.

Anyone who wants to join and win can do so today in Hall 4.0 at Stand A26.

Let’s Car Race!

car race

At the booth of LEDCON in Hall 4.0 visitors can play a few rounds of car racing. Up to four players drive the LED-cars via controller around the LED-racing track. 3-2-1 ... Go!

Bigfoot Sighted


A bigfoot was sighted at Prolight + Sound! He has been seen in hall 5.0 at the booth of Steinecke. There they present their new series "Bigfoot".

Nobody needs to fear the "big foot" - he is just prefect for cuddling.

Sound of the Wall

Sound of the wall

The visitor strolls past a stand and suddenly a voice comes out of the giant decoration of the exhibition stand. However, it is not a simple decoration. Those are high performance acoustic panels from Vicoustic. They are designed for the most demanding interior designers. They combine high performance sound absorption with an innovative seamless design. Behind the panels is a loudspeaker. The ambient noise is thus absorbed and the speaker can be understood perfectly.

Images in Motion at the Moving Picture Pavilion

Pictures move Prolight + Sound. Once again, “Moving Pictures” are the focus of Hall 4.1. The systems supplier Teltec, together with the organizer Prolight + Sound, are once again organizing the moving.picture.pavilion and presenting products and trends on the topic of moving pictures and distribution. Video live production and streaming In hall 4.1 visitor can…

StarLights: Fog and Snow Made in Italy

It will be foggy in Hall 5. Joined by foam, the party is perfect. With StarLights at stand A46 you can find everything you need for a special event – from fog machine to foam canon, the Italian company offers all kinds of special effect machines. It also attaches great importance to functionality, design, and…

Pioneer Professional Audio with diversified program at this year´s Prolight + Sound

Pioneer Professional Audio has been exhibiting at Prolight + Sound for many years. The exhibitor always presents an entertaining and informative program for the visitors. This year Audio professionals can also discover some interesting news from Pioneer Professional Audio. Visitors are able to see demonstrations of selected Pioneer DJ instruments designed for the studio and…

Verity Studios – The Magic is Real – Interview with the exhibitor

In the last few years the world has witnessed the advent of drone shows. Verity Studios brings drones into the theatre, interacting with performers and creating dynamic 3D choreographies directly adjacent to or even above the audience. We had a chat with Bill Keays to deliver some insights into the work of the exhibitor of…

New at the PLS 2017: 6 Questions for Studio Hamburg

Whether Disney’s musical Aladdin or the MTV European Music Award: when it comes to stage and TV equipment, Studio Hamburg utilizes its creative powers. It will be the first time it will be represented at the Prolight & Sound 2017. What can visitors expect at the stand? Here’s a short interview with Jörn Denneborg, director…

SOMMER CABLE “Ultra High Definition”

The transmission of high definition signals at 4k or even 8k often presents a challenge in the cable connections of broadcast production devices such as cameras, monitors, or editing consoles and their connection and transmission technology. This is one reason why the consumer demand is increasing for solutions that meet the high demands. TRANSIT MC3202…

Smoke Factory “Fog – Made in Germany”

Benjamin Stocklöw, Fog, Smoke & Haze Factory Robust, reliable and professional "working animals" - those are the fog machines and evaporators of the Fog, Smoke & Haze Factory. Since 1990, the Smoke Factory has been producing professional fog for every type of event. In preparation for the exhibition Prolight + Sound 2017, we talked to…

Fantastic Light Show with the MINICUBE 60

The new, compact LED beam moving head MINICUBE 60 from offers lights dancing to the rhythm of the music. With its six bright ORSAM LEDs and twelve-sided RGB LED stripes, the “magic cube” creates an enchanted light show at every event – from parties at home to a concert on the big stage. MINICUBE 60:…