World Firework’s Championships Blackpool
August 18, 2014 at 6:58 pm
Each September Blackpool celebrates the best artisan firework displays in the world with the annual firework’s championships. International pyrotechnical experts stage a fantastic display of explosive power over the skies of the Blackpool Promenade. With several heats held during September weekends, the grand final, and presentation of winners is on September 26, 2014. The list of countries competing will qualify for these World Championships by demonstrating a high level of skill with the creation, construction and explosion of fireworks into the evening skies. The list of competitors, and which weekends they are on, gives you some idea as to the quality of firework displays you will see during September. Week 1: 5th September: Sweden – Linders Pyrotechnics. With thirty years of experience in the fireworks marketplace, you would expect this team from Varberg on the west coast of Sweden to provide some interesting displays. They’ve been known to use over 300 types of fireworks in their well-choreographed routines. The Swedes pride themselves on displays with a huge range of fireworks and top quality light displays. Week 2: 12th September: Austria – Lukasser Design Fireworks International. The team from Austria have famous fireworks expert Armin Lukasser behind them. This director and producer of fireworks has created a variety of international artistic multimedia and night sky displays around the world, and is a highly sought after expert in pyrotechnic arts. Famous for creating sky-wide emotional scenes, with inspiring and innovative use of fireworks, he uses music to translate his personal message to astonished onlookers. Week 3: 19th September : Canada – Firemaster Productions. All the way from Niagara Falls in Canada, this new team has been producing fireworks and displays since 2006. Quickly rising through the ranks due to ambitious pyro-musical displays in Toronto, and the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony there in 2010, Firemaster Productions are fresh and modern in their approach. State-of-the-art software is used to choreography displays with meticulous attention to detail. Week 4: 26th September: Celebration Display from UK team Titanium and Winner Announcement. Titanium fireworks are the granddaddy of firework’s companies with over 50 years’ experience delivery high-level fireworks displays. Top credits include the magnificent London Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Organising the World Firework’s Championships is an honorary role. Titanium’s display for the finals night and presentation ceremony is sure to be dazzling and inventive. Make sure you’ve booked your weekend in a Blackpool Hotel in order to enjoy all the fun of the annual World Firework’s Championships.