This is the largest musical fireworks competition in the
world and is held in the summer in Vancouver every year. This competition is
held over four nights where four different countries compete to win this
This year's competitors are: Italy on July 26th, China on
July 29th, Czech Republic on August 2nd and Mexico on August 5th. All the
competitions take place at English Bay in Vancouver.
If you want to add some night time fun to your summer in
Vancouver, this event is definitely worth seeing. The spectacular fireworks
are set off at 10pm and each show lasts about 25 minutes. On the final
night, there is a finale which adds about 5 minutes to the show time.
If you don't want to make the trip to English Bay, there
are many other locations to view the fireworks. If you have a radio with
you, tune into 101.1 FM to hear the music accompanying the fireworks. You
can also judge the fireworks by following the links on the web site below.
I had no idea that fireworks were invented by the Chinese
people in the 9th century when a cook accidentally stumbled upon the formula
which produced a loud bang and beautiful sparks.
Check out the web site listed below for full details and
all the information you want about this event as well as the history of
fireworks. Have a safe and happy time at the Celebration of Light.
Celebration of Light
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