Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
31/05/2012

Custom Harlequin Performing Arts Floor Takes Centre Stage In Hanoi

News Image
When the United Nations International School of Hanoi, Vietnam looked for a multi-purpose floor for their performing arts facility, they naturally turned to Harlequin.
The stage floor specification called for a robust solution that could take the wear and tear of school productions, stage props, trucks and scenery construction and yet offers a cushioned floor and non-slip surface for dance.
Hong Kong based Harlequin Asia took responsibility for the supply and installation of a specially constructed Harlequin semi-sprung batten floor system, with a Harlequin Standfast™ performance surface. A combination that provides durability as well as slip-resistance for performers.
Dave Porter, Director of Operations at the United Nations International School of Hanoi takes up the story. “Harlequin provided us not only with a durable Harlequin Standfast floor but also a professional stage sub-floor build-up, customised to suit our school’s needs. Our stage floor is being put to the test daily by our students and can withstand the harsh climate conditions here in Vietnam.”
Harlequin Standfast is an extremely hard-wearing performance floor intended for permanent installation, suitable for heavy duty use and ideal for stages, percussive dance, multi-purpose use and ballet.
The school has a student roll of 285 representing 42 nationalities, a teaching staff of 42 and a non-teaching support staff of 50.
www.harlequinfloors.com
(GK)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

05/06/2017
Brighton Film School Announce Summer School Dates
Brighton Film School has announced its film summer school dates for 2017. Are you a young filmmaker, aged 15 – 17, and want to work on two or three sh
11/04/2017
Source Distribution Takes UK Distribution Of Aphex Systems
Source Distribution has taken the exclusive UK distribution of Aphex Systems. Aphex make professional audio processors, preamplifiers and dynamics con
23/03/2017
Cloud Edits Takes The Risk Out Of Remote Editing
Cloud working is on the rise and production companies are increasingly turning to editors who work remotely for many reasons. It makes sense to work t
29/09/2017
JLCooper Takes Control At IBC
JLCooper, a US manufacturer of professional control, automation, synchronisation and interfacing products delivered a wealth of new developments at IB
28/09/2017
Jérémie Weber Takes Helm At Digigram
Digigram has announced the appointment of Jérémie Weber as the company's new CEO. Passionate about sound and music, Weber has served 15 years in the p
26/06/2018
Robycam Germany Takes Over Rental And Sales
Newly founded company Robycam Germany GmBH has taken over the rental and sales of the Robycam cable camera systems. Robycam Germany GmbH will be joint
20/06/2018
STRIKE Back Takes A Leap Into Asia
Malaysia is hosting one of the most successful drama series to come out of the USA and UK, STRIKE BACK. STRIKE BACK is a co-production between Sky and
17/05/2018
ES Broadcast Hire Takes Delivery Of Canon CJ45ex9.7B Lenses
ES Broadcast Hire has taken delivery of the Canon CJ45ex9.7B 4K lenses. The delivery sees ES Broadcast Hire expand its 4K hire inventory further to al
17/07/2017
UWS Launches Summer School
University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has launched a new summer school aimed at equipping young people with the skills to pursue a career in Scotla
28/06/2017
Production News : E4 Gets Revved Up For All Star Driving School
E4, in partnership with Suzuki Ignis' media agency, the7stars, has announced All Star Driving School, a brand new series in which nine plucky celebrit
20/10/2017
Omnitek's Ultra TQ Takes Centre Stage at IBC
Although Amsterdam was a bit wet for IBC's fiftieth year, the weather did not dampen the enthusiasm of the visitors to the show. This year the numbers
17/05/2017
Production News : 'Stage School' To Return To E4
A new series of Stage School has been commissioned by E4. Following the lives of students and staff at the D&B Academy of Performing Arts, a few famil
13/07/2018
Production News : Channel 4 Opens New Series Of Puppy School
As training centres for first-time dog owners spring up across the UK, a new Channel 4 series, Puppy School, will invite puppy parents to a bespoke sc
27/11/2012
Harlequin Brings ‘World Class’ Stage To Birmingham
The new Harlequin Standfast vinyl floor has provided a “world class” stage at the £1.2 million refurbishment of Birmingham Hippodrome. The venue is th
06/07/2018
Trickbox Takes The Stage With Toward Infinity
Toward Infinity is a UK-based specialist in multi-camera concert films and music documentaries. Run by Producer, Director and Editor Tim Sidwell, Towa