Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Vulcan Takes the Runners-up Spot at the 20th International Fireworks Competition in Hannover, Germany

In the special 20th Edition of the International Fireworks Competition in Hannover, Germany, past winners were invited back to compete for the title. In yesterday's final, Vulcan was awarded 2nd Place! We are very proud to have returned to Hannover this year to defend our title as Winner of 2009.

Unfortunately, the weather was not on our side with high humidity and low wind resulting in dense smoke.

Photos from Michael Beck / Hannoveriche Allgemeine.

Thank you to the Hannover Tourism Board and Ernst Rohr GmBH for inviting us to participate again this year.

This year we had yet again, an international crew of Chinese, Germans, French, Dutch and Americans! The show was designed and scripted by Cindy Cheung and John Werner on Pyrotec Composer by Galaxis-Showtechnik. Galaxis-Showtechnik's wireless firing system PFC Advanced was used (http://www.firing-system.com) to fire the show. All fireworks used were produced in our Vulcan display factories in Guangxi, China.

A big THANK YOU to the entire Vulcan crew and Galaxis-Showtechnik for making the show a success!

Mark Boeken, Steffen Braunlich (and his BBQ!), Uwe Braunlich, Alex Buchner, Kelly Chan, Cindy Cheung, Roelof Dik, Charles Germain, Eelco Hoekstra, Gilles Keyser, Steven Huang, Grant Luckenbill, Craig Newswanger, Phil Sandmeyer, Danny van Leeuwen, Elwin van den Berg, Erik Vermeulen, Joe Wan, John Werner, Kin Zheng and Nick from Ernst Rohr.

Wheels and Setpieces


Diamond Wall and Fronts

Below is the edited 10 minute version. Video by Markus Klatt.

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