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Australia wins Da Nang International Fireworks Competition

Update: April, 30/2015 - 06:47
The Australian team receives prize from the organising committee of the 2015 Da Nang International Fireworks Competition. Photo Hoai Nam

By Hoai Nam

DA NANG (VNS) — Australia's team, Howard and Sons, won the 2015 Da Nang International Fireworks Competition for its fireworks and musical performance at the festival called, "The Symphony of Colours."

The team, which was ranked third during the 2009 competition, showcased a spectacular performance and beat Poland's Surex Firma Rodzinna on the closing night to win the first prize yesterday.

Poland's Surex Firma Rodzinna, which took part in the competition for the first time, was ranked second.

Fireworks performance of Poland team at the 2015 Da Nang International Fireworks Competition.

Hosts Da Nang-Viet Nam and the United States' team—Pyrotecnico—who had performed on the first night, tied for the third prize.

Newcomers South Africa were awarded the encouragement prize by the organising committee at the ceremony yesterday.

The competition had attracted teams from five continents, namely South Africa, the United States, Australia, Poland and Viet Nam.

In 2013, the U.S. team Melrose Pyrotechnics had bagged the first spot. Canada's Davis Whysall took the top prize in 2008, while China's Liuyang Dancing won in 2009. France's Jacques Couturier Organisation had won in 2010, and Italy's Parente had won twice in 2011 and 2012. — VNS

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