SGM as only LED provider at Oldenbora festival

The Oldenbora Festival celebrated its 10th anniversary solely using SGM fixtures

The 2016 edition of the popular Oldenbora House Music Open Air Festival in northern Germany used a mix of SGM fixtures to showcase its mediterranean theme with the slogan: ‘Life is a beach’.

SGM fixtures leading the way at German festival

Mario Küpke, head Lighting Designer at Oldenbora decided to go exclusively for SGM fixtures for the popular festival. Using a variety of SGM luminaires, he transformed the beach club Nethen into a mediterranean party paradise.

For one day, the venue that is otherwise known as a popular spot for watersports, turned into a hotspot for electronic music, where an international line-up of musicians and DJs performed across three stages. Putting together an event of this scale called for a strong team effort. WPB Veranstaltungstechnik KG was responsible for planning all the equipment on the three stages at Oldenbora.

“It is crucial for us to work with partners that we can rely on. Without reliability, no event,” said Event Director Florian Zängler.

During the execution phase they rely heavily on local partnerships. For concept and installation of lighting Bremen-based company Active Blue was brought in.

“Active Blue developed a convincing lighting concept that impressed the audience – not only during the evening hours of the festival, but also during the daylight hours,” stated Mathias Wulf, Managing Director of WPB Veranstaltungstechnik KG.

Products used

31 P-5 LED wash lights, 22 P-2s, 20 Q-7s, 16 Sixpacks, and 20 G-1 Beams made up an excellent team for the festival.




Oldenbora Festival

Lighting Designer

Mario Küpke

Event Director

Florian Zängler

Managing Director

Mathias Wulf


WPB Veranstaltungstechnik KG


Active Blue



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