L'International des Feux Loto-Québec starts this Saturday

A trip from The Wild West to a Yellow Brick Road

MONTREAL, June 30, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The 32nd edition of L'International des Feux Loto-Québec starts this Saturday with Our Heroes, a tribute to fictional heroes featuring a special musical revue from the 22nd Regiment. Continuing with a history of innovation, the 2016 edition remains faithful to the tradition of quality that characterizes the competition, featuring eight of the most prestigious firms in the world, on Saturday and Wednesday nights.

The competition portion will continue on July 6 with a new country, Chile, presenting A Musical Ride, the soundtrack of our lives. Other themes will include The Joy of life and The Wild West, celebrating the music of Ennio Morricone. The event will conclude with a Tribute to Elton John, featuring mega hits such as Circle of Life, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, and the Grammy Award- winning Candle in the Wind.

Tickets go on sale now. For more information, visit www.laronde.com

 

2016 Schedule

Opening

Feu d'artifice Apogée

Sat, July 2

Our Heroes

Musicians from the Royal 22nd Regiment revisit musical themes of fictional heroes from movies and videogames.

Chile

PIROTECNIA SPA

Wed, July 6

A Musical Ride

The soundtrack of our lives: fascinating, moving, entertaining!

Canada

Big Bang Fireworks Inc.

Sat, July 9

The Wild West

Western music in all its glory, celebrating Ennio Morricone's legendary movie scores

Switzerland

Sugyp

Sat, July 16

Switzerland
e-motions

When those fun emoticons take centre stage, the show is entertaining… and full of surprises!

United States

Western Enterprises, Inc.

Wed, July 20

Dance to the Colours of Light

Summer Night, Party Night! Let's celebrate and dance!

Spain

RICASA

Sat, July 23

Cinemagia!

A declaration of love… to life, cinema, and outstanding movie scores

Sweden

Göteborgs FyrverkeriFabrik AB

Wed, July 27

The Joy of Life

Let's celebrate the wonders of life: love, friendship, happiness, music and dance

Finale des Étoiles Loto-Québec

Melrose Pyrotechnics, Inc. & La Ronde

Sat, July 30

A Tribute to
Elton John

A night as flamboyant as the legendary music and style of Elton John

 

Every year the fireworks competition attracts close to three million people, making the event one of Quebec's most attended events. L'International des Feux Loto-Québec proudly acknowledges the support of prestigious partners such as Loto-Québec and le ministère du Tourisme, two important Quebec institutions that recognize the event's economic impact and and worldwide following.

Technical details and ticket sales
Reserved seating may be purchased at www.laronde.com now. For information concerning corporate and group rates, contact the La Ronde sales office at 514-397-7777 or venteslaronde@sixflags.com. Please note that all shows start at 10 PM, rain or shine.

For the very best deal, purchase a La Ronde Season Pass. For a limited time, the passes are only $56.99 each (plus taxes and service charges) when you buy two or more. The offer includes a free Sports Bottle. Details at www.laronde.com.

Sponsors and partners
L'International des Feux Loto-Québec offers heartfelt thanks to the valued sponsors and partners: primary sponsor Loto-Québec; associate partner le ministère du Tourisme; official suppliers Belle Gueule, Cousino-Macul and the OMNI Mont-Royal.

And is also proud to welcome Tim Hortons as the event's new collaborator sponsor in 2016.

About the event
The event, which was originally known as Concours international d'art pyrotechnique de Montréal (Montreal International Fireworks Competition) was launched in 1985. Today it is the most prestigious event of its kind in the world and it has been a member of the Major International Events Network (MIEN) since 2000.

About La Ronde and Six Flags

La Ronde is the property of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, the world's largest regional theme park company with $1.3 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 55 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions including up-close animal encounters, and spectacular events such as Fright Fest® and Holiday in the Park®. For more information, visit sixflags.com.

 

SOURCE La Ronde

Image with caption: "The 32nd edition of L'International des Feux Loto-Québec (CNW Group/La Ronde)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160630_C8028_PHOTO_EN_725675.jpg

Video with caption: "The 32nd edition of L’International des Feux Loto-Québec". Video available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajC5xwGaAWo

For further information: Jules Hébert, Communications Manager, La Ronde - A Six Flags Park, 514-397-2001 ext. 2703, jhebert@sftp.com

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