Heavens Over Hanover, Germany

The sky over the landmark Herrenhausen Gardens in Germany will be transformed into a canvas for the world’s most accomplished firework artists at the 22nd International Fireworks Competition. On five evenings between May and September, premier pyrotechnians and...

What is Your Favorite Firework?

A long winter, rising gas prices, political mud-slinging or whatever gets you in a funk, fireworks can brighten your mood. If you’re ready for things to start looking up (and who isn’t), no better way than to buy some fireworks and watch bursts of fiery color light up...

Sky Lanterns So Amazing

Have you ever seen a sky lantern? If not, you have to check out these beautiful pillows of ambient light that float gently towards the heavens.  Originating in China, these neat firework items are actually quite bigger than they look in the photos – they resemble...

Firework 'Explosion Event' Art

The creative artist behind the fireworks display at the 2008 Beijing Olympics has recently put together another masterpiece that has ignited attention. Cai Guo-Qiang, best known for his “Firework Footprints” displayed at the last Summer Olympics, a show that left a...

Malta International Firework Festival a Blast

Firework displays illumined the skies over Malta in an extended firework event that ended May 2, 2012. The Malta International Fireworks Festival, a popular event organized by a consortium of culture and tourism organizations from this area in the heart of the...