Archive of posts tagged "fireworks"

Celebration of Light Bleacher Contest 2

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Celebration of Light fireworks in English Bay are taking place July 30th, August 3rd, and August 6th. This year, you can catch the dazzling offshore display of pyrotechnics from reserved bleacher seating and I’ve already given away a pair of tickets for the first show July 30th when China will light up the skies. […]

Celebration of Light Bleacher Contest

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Celebration of Light will return this year to paint the skies above English Bay on July 30th, August 3rd, and August 6th. Photo credit: Maurice Li on Flickr Tens of thousands of young people, families, residents and visitors alike will flock to beaches and balconies to take in the spectacle. This year, there’s a […]

Celebration of Light Fireworks 2011

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Celebration of Light is returning to English Bay this summer and this morning the official country line-up was announced. Despite a few years where funding was fading for the event that attracts tens of thousands to Vancouver’s waterfront, this is the 21st year for the world’s largest offshore fireworks festival. Susan Gittins on Flickr […]

Celebration of Light 2010 Fireworks Photos: Finale

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night’s finale was a tribute to China, the country who won the Celebration of Light fireworks contest last year. While it was announced that team Spain won the title this year with their impressive performance and near-perfect timing, a team of Canadians put together the show that capped off another season of the fireworks […]

Celebration of Light 2010 Fireworks Photos: Team Mexico

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Last night Team Mexico rocked the Celebration of Light fireworks in English Bay. While I haven’t heard any official feedback from those who attended, the shouts and applause from hotel balconies around us seemed to praise the show. Photo credit: on Flickr It’s always a treat to wake up and see some fantastic photos added […]