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Robe lights up Puy Du Fou España
22 Jan 2020 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
El Sueño de Toledo was developed by Puy Du Fou president Nicolas de Villiers
Independent French theme park operator Puy Du Fou has revealed details of its latest outdoor
spectacular, El Sueño de Toledo (The Dream of Toledo) at Puy Du Fou España.

Billed as an 'epic nighttime immersive spectacular', El Sueño de Toledo is a one-hour journey through 1500 years of local history; from the reign of King Ricaredo in the 6th century and to the battle of Navas de Tolosa, the discovery of America and the introduction of the railway.

It features a cast of 185 actors and is staged outdoors in a 125m x 100m (410ft x 328ft) performance space with an elaborately-designed set including several permanent buildings and a large lake. A host of special effects, as well as a lighting collage and projection-mapped scenery complete the experience.

The show was developed by Puy Du Fou president Nicolas de Villiers, while Koert Vermeulen, principal designer at ACTLD, created the lighting concept.

Due to the site's topography, an overhead sky rig was impossible, instead, lights were positioned around the sides and front of the performance area. Vermeulen opted for 75 BMFL WashBeams and 20 MegaPointe moving lights from Robe Lighting, a lighting manufacturer based in the Czech Republic, due to their throw distances of 40m to 100m.

Koert Vermeulen, founder and principal designer at ACTLD, said: "The show's essence was similar to some of those we have created in the French park, so some of the base principles and style needed to reflect a continuity, but its a fresh, new and completely unique dramatic tour de force which needed a lot of attention to detail."
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Robe lights up Puy Du Fou España
22 Jan 2020 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
El Sueño de Toledo was developed by Puy Du Fou president Nicolas de Villiers
Independent French theme park operator Puy Du Fou has revealed details of its latest outdoor
spectacular, El Sueño de Toledo (The Dream of Toledo) at Puy Du Fou España.

Billed as an 'epic nighttime immersive spectacular', El Sueño de Toledo is a one-hour journey through 1500 years of local history; from the reign of King Ricaredo in the 6th century and to the battle of Navas de Tolosa, the discovery of America and the introduction of the railway.

It features a cast of 185 actors and is staged outdoors in a 125m x 100m (410ft x 328ft) performance space with an elaborately-designed set including several permanent buildings and a large lake. A host of special effects, as well as a lighting collage and projection-mapped scenery complete the experience.

The show was developed by Puy Du Fou president Nicolas de Villiers, while Koert Vermeulen, principal designer at ACTLD, created the lighting concept.

Due to the site's topography, an overhead sky rig was impossible, instead, lights were positioned around the sides and front of the performance area. Vermeulen opted for 75 BMFL WashBeams and 20 MegaPointe moving lights from Robe Lighting, a lighting manufacturer based in the Czech Republic, due to their throw distances of 40m to 100m.

Koert Vermeulen, founder and principal designer at ACTLD, said: "The show's essence was similar to some of those we have created in the French park, so some of the base principles and style needed to reflect a continuity, but its a fresh, new and completely unique dramatic tour de force which needed a lot of attention to detail."
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Polin encourages teamwork with new Splash Course
Polin Waterparks has launched the Splash Course, a new water playground solution that encourages team-building.
Red Raion to offer new immersive experiences in partnership with D-Box
Red Raion, an Italy-based CGI studio specialising in movies for media-based attractions, has announced a new partnership with D-Box.
AnimaLive launches AR app for FECs
AnimaLive, a UK-based live character animation specialist, has launched Anima-AR, a new system that integrates computer-generated images into real-world environments.
Rafael Pavón brings history to life with HTC Vive
HTC Vive has partnered with Rafael Pavón to develop Memoria: Stories of La Garma, a new interactive VR documentary experience in Santander, Spain.
Papillon launches translation app to improve visitor experiences
A new translation app, aimed at the tourism and attractions industries, has launched.
New Triotech launch goes down a Storm
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Digital Projection revamps The Habitat Museum with new colour-boost technology
Digital Projection (DP), a UK-based projection specialist, has completed an installation on an exisiting exhibit at The Habitat Museum in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
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Storm combines amazing guest experience with strong ROI says Triotech CEO
Storm, the new interactive VR coin-op simulator ride from Triotech, is ready to ship the company has announced.
Step Inside Productions develops first CBeebie's interactive pop-up experience
Step Inside Productions has partnered with the Live Entertainment arm of BBC Studios to create CBeebies Rainbow Adventure, CBeebie's first ever interactive pop-up experience.
Magic Memories offers exciting guest benefits at Ruby Falls
Magic Memories, a New Zealand-based content specialist, has announced a new partnership with Ruby Falls.
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Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
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A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
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Animalive - Introducing AnimaChat!
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Experience the experience – Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems
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Pinggu, Beijing, China
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