ARD Olympia Gala 2004Temple of Olympieion, Athens, Greece
Athens 2004 – The ARD Olympic Gala
TEMPLE OF THE OLYMPIEION, ATHENS, GREECE
On Thursday, August 5, 2004 at 9 p.m. the Greek ambassador for culture, Vicky Leandros, will present the big ARD Olympic Gala on TV channel ARD. The TV event was recorded in front of the historic backdrop of the Olympieion in Athens. International stars, protagonists of the Olympic movement, Greek interpreters and Greeks living abroad came to their homeland for this gala and conveyed the magic of Greek entertainment to German television viewers.
A&O provided the right lighting for this truly impressive backdrop. The following equipment was used: Target Spezial 2000W effect spotlights, Black Devil 2000W, 4000W searchlights, architectural spotlights Dicro Beam 1200W and Dicro Color 1800W, A&O Color-Stream LED tubes, LED Chroma Panel, Chroma Zone, Martin MAC 500, Martin MAC 600, Martin MAC 2000, Martin Exterior 200, various peripherals and ground supports. In total, the technicians installed floodlights with a total output of 400,000 watts and thus let the Olympieion shine in “new” splendor.
Broadcast date: Thursday, 05 August 2004 at 9 pm on ARD
On behalf of the ARD, commissioned Radio Bremen Fernsehen the company A&O Lighting Technology with the entire realisation of the stage construction and the lighting equipment. A&O decided for the lighting designer Manfred “Ollie” Olma who should create for the gala a great light show matching the antique scenery.
Temple of Olympieion, Athens, Greece
mo2 design, in cooperation with mo2 design Operator and lighting designer Marcus Boßdorf
Jörg Sonntag (Regisseur of ARD Olympia Gala)
Marco Niedermeier, A&O Lighting Technology GmbH
Target Spezial 2kW
Black Devil 2kw
Dicro Beam 1200W
Dicro Color 1800W
A&O Color-Stream LED tubes
LED Chroma Panel
Martin Mac 500
Martin MAC 600
Martin MAC 2000
Martin Exterior 200