IPL GALA DINNER AND LAUNCH EVENT

ABU DHABI CRICKET COUNCIL

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HQ produced a dazzling launch event for the Indian Premier League 2014 held in the UAE for the first time in history. The event was staged outdoors at the Emirates Palace West Park Marina with guest of honour HE Sheikh Nayhan bin Mubarak Al Nayhan, top cricketers from across the world and 1000 invited guests.

HQ created a bespoke opening show with an original sound track and 68 performers in a rich fusion of Emirati and Indian culture. The live performance was supported with spectacular animated content on a 50m wide multilayered screen and a kaleidoscope of color created through special effects, stage pyrotechnics and spectacular lighting.

The evening concluded with an explosive show by the King of Bollywood himself, Shah Rukh Khan and his dancers, with an aerial fireworks display launched from the Emirates Palace beach, gardens and barges positioned in the Bay area.