Monday, July 12, 2010

Griven Lights Up in India and Across the Globe

The Sat-Chit-Anand Water show at the Swaminarayan Akshardham complex in Gandhinagar, India is one of the world’s largest and most impressive light and water shows. The show tells the story of Nachiketa, a boy who courageously faces the god of death, Yamaraj. The epic tale of Nachiketa demands lighting that can convey the adventure and excitement of this myth while captivating the audience. It was therefore to the lighting experts at Griven that the show’s producers, BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) turned. The 130-ft wide and 60-ft tall water-screen that the show would be projected upon required powerful lighting fixtures and bulbs and saturated, exciting colors that would capture the attention of the audience. Griven provided the show with 68 Danube LED color changers and 54 Dive underwater video projectors, providing the light and water show with 44,000 lumens of video projection. All three versions of the Danube, which comes with 10°, 30°, or 45° beam angles, were used giving the show’s light its vibrant character.

Griven’s work in India is not the company’s first international assignment. Griven has been invited to illuminate some of the world’s greatest structures including the Eiffel Tower in France, the Alabaster Mosque in Egypt, and the Fuji TV Tower in Japan. Griven’s Kolorado and Gobostorm series color changers and gobo projectors have been particularly popular and have been used across the globe. The Kolorado and Gobostorm are some of the most powerful light sources available on the market. The Griven Kolorado 4000 produces an amazing 380,000 lumens, which makes the Kolorado 4000 capable of illuminating any structure. BulbAmerica carries the full Kolorado and Gobostorm lines to satisfy your large scale outdoor illumination needs, check us out today!


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