EAW dealers and distributors in Asia have recently completed a tremendous number of exciting projects. Here are some highlights from around the region. We don’t have complete information yet, but look for these stories in trade publications in the months to come.
In the wake of the tragic stampede and riot at the ill-fated Metallica concert that was to open the inaugural Formula 1 race weekend in India, Lady Gaga’s post-race concert came off without a hitch. A KF Series line array system powered the stage, although we have yet to determine exactly the mix of KF740 vs KF760 system used.
Even though she is nearly 80, Asha Bhosle commands a massive audience in India. The grande dame of “playback singers“, Asha has a long list of non-Bollywood hits as well. She is the “Asha” from Cornershop’s 1997 smash hit A Brimful of Asha. She performed in through a KF740 system to an audience of approximately 200,000.
From November 11 – 13, the Great Indian Octoberfest Rock Festival will bring an estimated 10 million fans to Bangalore for a non-stop weekend of fun and music. Of the two main stages, one is powered by an EAW KF740 array and the other by a well-known competitor’s product. World’s best attended shoot out? If you were there, leave a comment and tell us what you thought.
EAW’s Singaporean distributor E & E recently celebrated their 60th anniversary in the audio/video industry. But they clearly haven’t taken any time off! They’ve recently completed their third Hard Rock Cafe installation in the region, a renovation of the ballroom in the Shangrila Hotel, a six screen cinema and the Singapore Formula 1 Gran Prix podium and after-party. Wow!
Another ongoing event – the 26th Southeast Asian Games, running November 11 – 22 in Jakarta, Indonesia - will feature a concert by Lady Gaga, again through KF740s. How much would we love to have her as an EAW fan…? Um, a lot. Indonesian distributor PT Santika Multi Jaya provided the gear.