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Ohlala – Act Five

Ohlala - Sexy Crazy Artistic. For the fifth time running already, Winkler is supporting the circus of love with the very latest event technology. In cooperation with Designlight GmbH, we are providing an extravagant lighting design to accompany the artists throughout their sensuous programme.

Lowering CO2 – Campaign / Launch Event

Promoting driving in a manner that's environmentally friendly yet still efficient. In cooperation with the TCS and the mineral oil association "Erdöl-Vereinigung", the Swiss Federal Office of Energy organised a promotional event for its "CO2tieferlegen" (Lowering CO2) campaign at Zurich Main Railway Station. To ensure that the launch event could be staged without any hitches, Winkler provided support for the presentation in the technical fields of sound, lighting and rigging.

IFA Basel 2015 – Opening- & Closingceremony / Kongress

250 man days, a large number of side events and 20 rooms in use simultaneously The 69th Congress of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) was hosted at the heart of Europe – in Switzerland. Winkler supported the IFA Congress with technical know-how throughout: with a 16 metre long LED wall during the opening ceremony depicting typical pictures of Switzerland, right through to the YIN party held in the Elisabethen Church. During the main session, up to 20 different events were held in different rooms simultaneously, making this congress into one of the most personnel-intensive occasions of the last half year.

SVIT Festival 2015 – Members' Festival

A huge members' festival. Real-estate industry association, SVIT, wishes to say "thank you" to its members by inviting all of them and their families, together with the employees and apprentices of SVIT member companies and the students of the SVIT Swiss Real Estate School, to St. Gallen for the 2015 SVIT Festival. In the covered, weatherproof outdoor hall at the Olma exhibition site in St. Gallen, Winkler provided the technology for the concerts staged by Krokus and Baschi. 

PartyLite – Gala dinner and conference

First come the celebrations, and only then the work. Candle manufacturer Partylite held a gala dinner in the SwissTech Convention Center. After the evening gala event with all its live artists, Winkler's performance took place behind the scenes. In just a few hours, our technicians reconfigured the entire technical set-up overnight, ready for the conference on the following day.

40th Winterthur Music Festival Weeks – Openair Festival in the Old City

For 40 years, a delightful festival has been staged in the old city of Winterthur each year.  Winkler is supporting the not-for-profit association with equipment and know-how and wishes them a happy 40th birthday.

Basel Tattoo – Open air in Basel Barracks - anniversary show

Basel Tattoo is celebrating its 10th birthday. So it is pulling out all the stops at this year’s live show. For the first time ever, and especially for the anniversary show, Winkler implemented a giant projection measuring over 50x15 m for Basel Tattoo on the outside of the barracks. The four projectors that did the work are the size of small cars and are currently the brightest projectors in the world. Winkler brought a total of around 58 tonnes of material to the event, including 135 microphones, 85 loudspeakers, 400 spotlights, over 4.5 km of fibre optic cable, and 531,000 watts of electric power.

Gurtenfestival – Rock the Block

Rock the Block – one of four dance tents at the Gurtenfestival – keeps on growing. Winkler has had the privilege of implementing it since 2009. To offer festival guests an even bigger dance floor, we revamped the entire Rock the Block plan and enhanced the concept. This time we put the new bar off the dance floor, in the large annexe. In the club, various DJs stars from across Switzerland heated up the crowd with new music.

tpc – Donnschtig Jass

Donnschtig-Jass is back. This summer the radio show is going on another Swiss tour. From 9 July to 20 August, four Jass rounds will each pit two towns in German-speaking Switzerland against one another. The winner will become the show’s new broadcast location. Winkler will be there with Samsung’s brand-new OH46D outdoor flatscreen displays and will be providing video and audio material throughout the tour. Roman Kilchsperger will be hosting the seven broadcasts, which viewers can see live on SRF 1.

Rock the Ring – Rock-Festival

After a successful first edition in 2014, this summer saw the second iteration of the Rock the Ring festival at the TCS training track in Hinwil. Over 25,000 people came to party, dance and rock the ring for three days and nights. Winkler equipped the stage with the best technology and created maximum lighting design, which lit up the festival grounds and created a perfect atmosphere, despite the weather.