Lollapalooza Brasil 2019 Festival: Another example of Open Areas lightning protection system
Lollapalooza is an annual 4-day music festival based in Chicago, Illinois at Grand Park. Performances include but are not limited to alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop and electronic music. Lollapalooza has also provided a platform for non-profit and political groups and various visual artists. The music festival hosts more than 160,000 people each year. In 2010 it was announced that Lollapalooza would debut outside the United States, with a branch of the festival staged in Chile‘s capital Santiago. In 2011, the company Geo Events confirmed the Brazilian version of the event, which was held at the Jockey Club in São Paulo. In September 2013, Buenos Aires was selected as the third Lollapalooza in South America, and in November 2014, the first European Lollapalooza was announced, which was held in Berlin.
Indelec advanced lightning protection Early Streamer Emission PREVECTRON air terminals have been selected by the organizer for the 2019 edition on Lollapalooza Festival in Sao Paulo from April 5 to 7, 2019, on the Autodromo José Carlos racing circuit. Huge crowd attended the festival despite of poor climatic conditions with heavy rain. Although very few of these visitors did know about it, they have been able to attend the shows safely thanks to Indelec advanced lightning rods. Such protection would not have been affordable using a conventional lightning protection system on site.