15th Asian Games Opening Ceremony

Khalifer Stadium, Doha, Qatar

Doha, Qatar 2006

Client David Atkins Enterprises


For the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2006 Asian Games, The Electric Canvas utilized forty-four PIGI projectors from France and almost a kilometre of PIGI film. This represented the largest number of PIGI projectors ever used on a single screen surface, with a total of 254 kilowatts delivering 350 000 lumens of light output.


  • The ceremony featured a fourteen thousand square metre image area displaying images and effects designed and tested with a PIgI simulator in Sydney, Australia.
  • The show as installed and maintained by a crew of eight specialized technicians who syncronised the projection to the show using time-code.


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