Rental companies out in force for Yasalam
UAE: The seventh edition of Yasalam saw Flash Entertainment call on the services of a variety of the UAE’s rental companies. The likes of PRG Gearhouse, Delta Sound, Gulf Crewing Company, eclipse Staging Services and Creative Technology all supplied various events including a closing ceremony complete with 3D laser artwork, confetti and fireworks.
With a plethora of events taking place across Abu Dhabi alongside the Formula One Grand Prix, there was plenty of work for all the companies. The main after-race concerts at Yas Island’s du Arena saw Delta cover the audio system and radios while PRG Gearhouse took responsibility for lighting, cameras, IMAG and a portion of the LED screens. CT supplied the remaining LEDs while eclipse provided power and Gulf Crewing was responsible for the production and site crew. The various teams collaborated for performances by Enrique Iglesias, Florence and the Machine and Blur to capacity crowds of 30,000 race-goers.
Over at the Abu Dhabi Corniche, the Beats on the Beach concerts called on the resources of PRG Gearhouse for the audio, video and lighting. The concert line up saw three nights of free performances from the likes of J.Cole, Tove Lo, Wael Kfoury, Arwa, Fayez Al Sayeed, Omar Al Marzooqi and Bamboo joined by Trey “AcE” Smith, Saad Lamjarred, Far East Movement and Faithless.
PRG Gearhouse was also responsible for the LEDs and sound for the F1 FanZone. While providing a space for fans to watch the race, this area also played host to Yasalam’s Emerging Talent Competition.
Joining PRG Gearhouse in working across both sites was StageCo and AES for the staging while MEI handled the backline.