The King of Sports has taken center stage this week on the agenda of VAV Middle East and has held most of the productions. We have covered 5 games these days: 3 matches of the AGL League and two international friendly matches. In this round of the AGL league, VAV ME has taken care of the production of the matches of Al Wahda, Al Dhafrah and Baniyas, all of them, teams from the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The deployment was the usual for this type of games with a total of 13 HD camera chains, including 1 SSM camera, 3 EVS's, 3 box lenses, 1 42x, 1 Jimmy Jib crane and 2 mini cameras. As for international friendly matches, we have produced the signal for the duels between the national teams of Sweden and Estonia, and Finland and Iceland. The Nordic teams are doing a tour of friendlies in the area taking advantage of the excellent weather conditions during the emirati winter.
We start the new year in United Arab Emirates at full speed. Our OBVan 10 is present in the LIWA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL MOREEB DUNE 2016. The seven day festival attracts the region’s most powerful four wheel drives and bikers to face exciting challenges including cars drag race, bikes race, motocross track challenge and RC cars race, camel race, horse race, classic cars competition and Moreeb track for freestyle drifting. Al Moreb Hill (translated as Scary Mountain) is a huge dune in the surroundings of LIWA, belonging to the Rab al Kahli dessert, the Empy Quarter. With a reported 50 degree slipface, and height of 120 metres, it is a perfect place for sand drags. Moreeb Hill is supposedly the tallest dune in the UAE, and one of the largest hill climbs in the world. During the festival, we are producing a daily more than one hour program that covers all the event news. For this, we have a coverage of 7 camera chains, including one 7 meters jimmy jib and 2 wireless cameras.
Among the events organized around Sheikh Zayed Festival, camel races held in Al Wathba circuits stands out. As a complement for the daily broadcasting of the races, we are producing an special evening program in which all the news of the day are discussed. As from ancient times, between 6 and 8 guests sit on the Majlis, the room in which visitors are welcomed in Arab culture and where it reflects its ancient hospitality, to talk and tell stories about camels. For this event, the HD OBVan 10 deployed a total of 8 cameras, including a crane, to bring to all the emiratí an hour of culture and tradition. We do not forget HD OBVan 11, which continues to cover daily the festival from the same center of the facility, with a technical deployment of 15 HD cameras.
For the second year in a row, VAV Middle East is in charge of producing the special programs for Abu Dhabi Media about one of the most relevant events of the year in Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival, which takes place from November 19th to December 12th in Al Wathba in the outskirts of Abu Dhabi. This festival serves as a tribute to the founder of the country. A venue of more than 120.000 sqm hosts a wide variety of events and exhibitions in which the history of the country and its cultural heritage are reflected. To this purpose, 4 impressive areas have been set to cover the different environments of the country: desert, ocean, mountain and oasis. OB Van 11, with an extraordinary setup of 20 camera chains, is in charge of the production of 2 daily programs from Al Wathba. Early in the afternoon we cover ARDA show, a daily parade based on the deep-rooted Emirati culture´s features like camel races, horse riding exhibition and traditional dances. At sunset, a set up of 15 camera chains is used to produce for Abu Dhabi Media a news daily program about the current subjects going on in the festival in order to bring the event to the entire country. With 2 wireless cameras, 2 cranes, 2 box lenses and several cameras over the area for interviews, complete the set up for covering the event.
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VAV Middle East has been a privileged witness of Qasar Al Mowaiji´s inauguration, in Al Ain. This fortress has been recovered as a museum dedicated to the Al Nahyan dynasty, which Sheikhs of Abu Dhabi belong to. Sheikh Khalifa himself was born in this residence.
Besides representing a complete memory about Al Nahyan dynasty´s history, the museum involves the historical development and the archaeological sites of the Al Ain area, which belongs to the emirate of Abu Dhabi, and is located on the border with Oman.
The production was assigned to OB Van 11, which was fixed with a superb display of 15 HD camera Chains, including 3 wireless cameras, 2 Jimmy jibs and 3 box lenses, as the most relevant equipment.
Camel races take place in the outskirts of Abu Dhabi city, in the Al Wathba neighborhood. This is the area where two impressive camel race tracks are located, as well as the National Federation headquarters. This time, OB Van 11 was there to cover the races taking place in the smaller of the two circuits in Abu Dhabi (up to 8 kms length), during the weekend. Races start up at 7am, at dawn, to finish its first round by 10am. Then, when the sun goes down, it starts again offering an amazing show during the sunset. The usual display for this productions includes 1 Superslow motion camera and two jeeps fixed with 2 cameras to cover the race, beside other cameras like the ones located at the start and finish lines.
VAV Middle East keeps passionately living Judo competitions in Abu Dhabi, by covering the International Judo Federation´s Grand slam. This specific one, gathers the best 148 international judokas within the categories of -78kg and +78kg for female, as well as -90kg, -100kg and +100kg for male.FGB Arena, at Abu Dhabi´s Sport City, was the location for this event that closed the end of a great week of Judo in UAE, in which, we were participating from the beginning by covering the International Judo Championship, within the junior category. VAV ME was the international host broadcaster for the event, during the 3 days of competition, by using the OB Van 11 equipped with 13 HD cameras chains - 2 of them Super Slow Motion, 1 Hyper Slow Motion, 1 jimmy jib, 3x 40x lenses and 3 box lenses.
During this week the WORLD JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPs, in its junior category, is taking place at the FGB Arena in Zayed Sport City, Abu Dhabi. This championship, along with the high number of Jiu Jitsu international celebrate in the country, turns UAE as one of the most important host for martial arts in the world. A deployment of 6 cameras, including 2 orbiters with box lenses, and a Jimmy Jib, completed the OB Van´s 11 gear for the the event.
Last weekend, OB Van 10 went to the Yacht Club in Abu Dhabi, to cover one of the wooden powerboat races within the international boating circuit. For the last two years, VAV Middle East has been there witnessing the aquatic sports boom within the capital of the country. During this time we have seen, between others, Jet ski races, boating and sailing ones, Xcats, etc… the nice weather of the country makes possible the practice of this type of sports over almost 9 months of the year. For the covering of the race we use 3 box lenses, 3 wireless cameras (one located on the National Tower building’s roof) and a studio for the unilateral broadcasting for Abu Dhabi Media.
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