International fireworks competitions


International Fireworks Competitions A fireworks competition is a great way for pyrotechnics companies to compete for prizes and to showcase their talents and their products to audiences worldwide. These companies are often invited by organizers in order to highlight an event or to promote tourism in the area. Below is a list of some of the well-known international fireworks competitions as well as short descriptions about them. 1. Montreal Fireworks Festival - officially known as L’International des Feux Loto-Quebec, this competition began in 1985. Since then, it has become one of best-known fireworks competitions around the world. Winners of this event are given the so-called Gold, Silver and Bronze Jupiter Awards. They are judged on the quality of their fireworks display, the synchronization, the artistic concept behind the presentation and the audience’s general appreciation. 2. World Pyro Olympics - is an annual fireworks competition held at the Manila Bay in Manila, Philippines. This competition runs for five days wherein two participants create fireworks displays on each day. Awards given include the People’s Choice and the Champion. 3. Celebration of Light - is another fireworks competition that is held annually in Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada. It is held for four nights over a two-week period from July to August. Unlike usual fireworks competitions, there is an added element of music to which the fireworks display is set. 4. Tarragona International Fireworks Display Competition - is considered as one of the most famous tourist attractions in Spain. Six international pyrotechnics companies join this competition in July every year to compete for the much-coveted prize.