Blancpain invited us (Fratellowatches) for an action packed weekend at the Total 24 hours of Spa. One of five rounds in the Blancpain Endurance Series. The first three were at Monza, Silverstone and Paul Ricard earlier this year. Each for the duration of 3 hours. Spa is the 4th and longest race lasting 24 hours. (more…)
From the archives! Shot in april 2012. The IWC pilot event Eelde airport. For the introduction of the new IWC pilot watches collection, they organised an event in a hanger at Eelde airport. Together with other media, and collectors we enjoyed the product presentation, done by their Head of Design, Christian Knoop. After that we got some explanation, why watches are important to fighter jet pilots. This was done by one of the Top Gun pilots, that has flown many missions on active duty. (more…)
The Tomorrowland festival started in 2005 with some 10K visitors and has grown up to 180K visitors in 2013. With over 450 artists, celebrity chefs, special effects, stunning decoration and spectacular acts this event is one of the best festivals on this planet. (more…)
At the 41st BASELWORLD Watch and Jewellery Show over the past eight days, 1460 exhibitors from the watch and jewellery industry, from a total of 40 different countries, have had their exclusive innovations and high-quality collections on display in Basel. With the newly-opened hall complex by architects Herzog & de Meuron, a totally revamped show concept and more than 1000 new stands, BASELWORLD has been able to move into a new era and has greatly expanded its global significance. The visitor record achieved, with 122,000 buyers arriving from 100 countries, underlines the fact that another milestone has been reached in the history of BASELWORLD.
This text is quoted from the press release of the official website where you can find more info.
Every year we (Fratellowatches) visit the show and meet with several brands, covering their novelties and other interesting timepieces. In 2013 I shot this impression of the stands at the worlds largest annual watches and jewellery show.
Visited the Art at the Warehouse festival in the Fenixloods on Katendrecht, Rotterdam.
We would like to introduce to you: Art at the Warehouse – a new Art Festival in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In the old warehouse Fenixloods 1 a new art fair, expo and multi-disciplinary festival will take place under one enormous roof. (more…)