Spectacular displays for International Fireworks Festival in Gozo
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Saturday evening saw Xaghra in Gozo host displays from this year’s 15th edition of the Malta International Fireworks Festival, this was the first time that Festival displays have been held in Gozo.
The weather was perfect and many spectators, both local and those who travelled across from Malta, enjoyed the spectacular, colourful displays.
The Festival also serves as part of the celebrations commemorating Malta’s entry into the European Union which took place on the 1st of May 2004.
The Festival concludes with the Grand Finale next weekend, which takes place at the Grand Harbour, includes an expanded fireworks display by Pyroemotions of Italy in collaboration with the winners of last year`s edition Lourdes Fireworks Factory Qrendi of Malta.
There will be an International competition and a National Competition, winners of the two categories will be awarded a special trophy. All participants will be given a commemorative trophy.
Saturday evening’s Pyro Musical Competition in Xaghra, included displays of: Dance of fire – Ukraine, Macedo’s Pirotecnia – Portugal, and St Mary Fireworks Factory – Ghaxaq Malta.
Next Saturday 30th April: Finale – VALLETTA Grand Harbour
9.30pm Presentation of winner
10.00pm Grand final by Pyroemotions of Italy in collaboration with Lourdes Fireworks Factory Qrendi
Further details can be obtained from the website.
Photograqphs: MGOZ/George Scerri