Eclectic Curiosity

Posted on July 2nd, 2002, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Uncategorized. No Comments

It used to be that fireworks were simply fireworks – explosives launched in the air for the novelty of having explosives launched in the air. However, fireworks have – pleasantly – evolved into a very refined art form. The pinnacle of this is the “pyromusical” – a 30+ minute show where fireworks are timed – often to the fraction of a second – to music ranging from classical to techno. These are carried out by highly practiced pyrotechnics teams from around the world in competition with each other (often just for the prestige of winning). Curious? How pyromusicals are done (behind the scenes) and Le Mondial (international competition)

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