Red Bull Illume lights up Hangar-7 in Salzburg Red Bull Illume lights up Hangar-7 in Salzburg 08/01/2011 created by Red Bull Illume During the Salzburg Festival in August, the stage lights are normally expected to shine on the worlds best opera singers and actors performing masterpieces of Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Verdi. On July 29, the lights were on something a little different as the worlds best action and adventure photos illuminated the night around Hangar-7 for the first time. Red Bull Illume stands for the collision of art, action sports and photography and puts the focus on people who normally work behind the lens. An appreciative crowd turned out to see the world’s best action and adventure sports photography and pay their dues to the photographers present.Standing out against the backdrop of the Austrian Alps and dark, overcast skies, the 2x2m lightboxes made a stunning impact. Surrounded by the Hangar-7 airfield, the top 50 photographs could be seen close beside classic airplanes from the 1920s and 1930s and Formula 1 cars in Hangar-7. Jet and fighter planes also flew occasionally overhead, with the roar from the engines giving the whole evening a unique atmosphere.Guests included Red Bull Illume photographers such as Marcel Lämmerhirt, Christoph Schöch, Flo Hagena and Lorenz Holder as well as several athletes including B.A.S.E jumper Marco Waltenspiel and Red Bull Airforce team member Othar Lawrence (USA).Red Bull Illume will continue to illuminate the night sky of Hangar-7 until the end of August. Entry is free to the public. Fans can also buy copies of the Red Bull Illume photobook and Red Bull Illume Leica camera in the reception while stocks last.Salzburg is the only tour stop in Austria. At the end of August, the Red Bull Illume Tour will move on into Europe.