ceremonies

 BAKU 2015  |  EUROPEAN GAMES

JUNE 2015  |  BAKU NATIONAL STADIUM  |  AZERBAIJAN

FiveCurrents produced the opening and closing ceremonies of the inaugural European Games, Baku 2015.

Technick was contracted to provide technical direction and show control production. Technick were first on the ground in Baku, setting up the technical and show control teams and developing the technical and show requirements to deliver Olympic scale shows in less than 12 months.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

80m diameter revlolve

65m tall, 700m long burning man stage flame effect

20 stage lifts to create a 15m tall mountain

2480 individual grass modules grew during the show

300m2 lake filled during the show

The Ceremonies Staging Agency produced the opening and closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, Sochi 2014.

Technick was contracted to provide technical direction and show logistics mangement. Technick was involved from the early stages to consult on the stadium design, and the show creation. Technick then directed the capital works, systems delivery and show logisctics and scheduling.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

largest flying system ever built

temporary roof designed and added to the stadium

8000m2 staging with 24 stage lifts

scenery docks designed and managed, the size of 2 aircraft hangers

FEBRUARY 2014  |  FISHT STADIUM  |  RUSSIAN FEDERATION

 SOCHI 2014  |  WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES

The Athens 2011 Organising Committe produced the opening and closing ceremonies of the Special Olympics World Summer Games, Athens 2011.

Technick was contracted to provide consulting technical direction.

Technick spent 4 months in Athens working with the local technical and producing team to deliver the staging, aerial system and technology for the ceremonies.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

330m long flying system

25m tall video screen

JUNE 2011  |  PANATHINAIKO STADIUM  |  GREECE

 ATHENS 2011  |  SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD SUMMER GAMES

 SINGAPORE 2010  |  YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

AUGUST 2010  |  MARINA BAY  |  SINGAPORE

The Singapore Ministry of Defence produced the opening and closing ceremonies of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games, Singapore 2010.

Technick was contracted to provide complete technical direction.

Technick worked with the Ministry of Defence and local techncial team for over 12 months to design and deliver the ceremonies.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

6500m2 lake on the stage

25m high vortex cauldron

 

Accolade Event Management produced the opening ceremony of rhe 18th Arabian Gulf Cup tournament with 43 days from confirmation to delivering the show.

Technick was contracted to provide complete technical direction and stage management.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

8 line, 33 axis flying system

projection mapping to an inflatable sphere

full performance space PIGI projection

 

 

JANUARY 2007  |  ZAYED STADIUM  |  ABU DHABI

 ABU DHABI 2007  |  ARABIAN GULF CUP

BAKU 2015  |  EUROPEAN GAMES
BAKU 2015 | EUROPEAN GAMES

welcome to baku | carpet girls

BAKU 2015  |  EUROPEAN GAMES
BAKU 2015 | EUROPEAN GAMES

welcome | carpet girls

BAKU 2015  |  EUROPEAN GAMES
BAKU 2015 | EUROPEAN GAMES

closing ceremony | fire temple

BAKU 2015  |  EUROPEAN GAMES
BAKU 2015 | EUROPEAN GAMES

welcome to baku | carpet girls

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SOCHI 2014  |  OPENING CEREMONY
SOCHI 2014 | OPENING CEREMONY

flown troika and sun | largest aerial system in the world

SOCHI 2014  |  STADIUM CONSULTANCY
SOCHI 2014 | STADIUM CONSULTANCY

fisht stadium | 150 days to go

SOCHI 2014  |  OPENING CEREMONY
SOCHI 2014 | OPENING CEREMONY

athlete parade | athlete entrance ramp from the underworld

SOCHI 2014  |  OPENING CEREMONY
SOCHI 2014 | OPENING CEREMONY

flown troika and sun | largest aerial system in the world

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ATHENS 2011  |  OPENING CEREMONY
ATHENS 2011 | OPENING CEREMONY

main stage | video screen | aerial system

ATHENS 2011  | OPENING CEREMONY
ATHENS 2011 | OPENING CEREMONY

stage | aerial system

ATHENS 2011  |  OPENING CEREMONY
ATHENS 2011 | OPENING CEREMONY

main stage | video screen | aerial system

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SINAGAPORE 2010  |  OPENING CEREMONY
SINAGAPORE 2010 | OPENING CEREMONY

audio team

SINAGAPORE 2010  |  OPENING CEREMONY
SINAGAPORE 2010 | OPENING CEREMONY

vortex cauldron

SINAGAPORE 2010  |  OPENING CEREMONY
SINAGAPORE 2010 | OPENING CEREMONY

audio team

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ABU DHABI 2007 | ARABIAN GULF CUP
ABU DHABI 2007 | ARABIAN GULF CUP

opening ceremony

ABU DHABI 2007 | ARABIAN GULF CUP
ABU DHABI 2007 | ARABIAN GULF CUP

opening ceremony | flaming emblem

ABU DHABI 2007 | ARABIAN GULF CUP
ABU DHABI 2007 | ARABIAN GULF CUP

opening ceremony | flown scenery

ABU DHABI 2007 | ARABIAN GULF CUP
ABU DHABI 2007 | ARABIAN GULF CUP

opening ceremony

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 COPA AMERICA |  CENTENARIO 2016 

 JUNE 2016  |  SANTA CLARA, NEW JERSEY |  USA

Technick was again called upon to support FiveCurrents with Fritha as Producer, Show Control for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for Copa America Centenario 2016. The Opening Ceremony for this historic Centenary of COPA, played in the United States for the first time, was held at Levi’s Stadium, a 68,000 seat stadium in Santa Clara, California.

 

Having been awarded the event very late, it was a challenge to assemble and commence rehearsals for the show. The main performance consisted of a cast with over 300 hexagonal props on which fabric was pulled away to reveal new images– north & south America, the Copa logo and the flags of the 16 participating countries.

 

The Closing Ceremony was held in the sold out Metlife Stadium, an 82,000 seat stadium in New Jersey. Following the final game, the show consisted of the awards ceremony and a headline talent concert featuring Pitbull.

Technick sent Nick to join the team in Rio at the very last minute to take over as Senior Technical Director for the Paralympic Ceremonies as the incumbent team need significant support. Arriving 2 days prior to the Olympic Opening Ceremony, there were only 33 days before the first of 2 globally broadcast Paralympic Ceremonies.

 

Nick took the lead of the technical and operations teams in Rio immediately following the Olympic Closing have spent the Olympic period engaging contractors and staff, and planning for these significant and beautiful shows.

 

Both the Paralympic Opening and Closing ceremonies were delivered on time and on budget despite the significant time, financial and organisational challenges that always face a Paralympics. These challenges were even greater in Rio. The Producers were elated with the Ceremonies and Technick yet again delivered at the Olympic level.

 SEPTEMBER 2016  |  MARACANÃ, RIO DE JANEIRO 

 RIO 2016 |  PARALYMPIC GAMES 

COPA 2016
COPA 2016

opening | scenic layout

COPA 2016
COPA 2016

opening | scenic logo

COPA 2016
COPA 2016

closing | metlife stadium

COPA 2016
COPA 2016

opening | scenic layout

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RIO 2016 | PARALYMPICS
RIO 2016 | PARALYMPICS

RIO 2016 | PARALYMPICS
RIO 2016 | PARALYMPICS

opening ceremony | extreme countdown

RIO 2016 | PARALYMPICS
RIO 2016 | PARALYMPICS

closing ceremony | fireworks

RIO 2016 | PARALYMPICS
RIO 2016 | PARALYMPICS

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