MONTREAL, April 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - L'International des Feux Loto-Québec today unveiled the programme for its 30th edition, taking place June 28 - August 2, 2014. The programme will include fireworks on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the very best of the past 29 editions and a tribute to Pink Floyd.
In addition to the traditional Saturday shows scheduled for June 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26 and August 2, there will also be fireworks on Wednesday July 16 and 23.
L'International des Feux Loto-Québec will feature eight pyromusical shows that have all the ingredients to light up the Montreal sky. The eight featured firms have chosen original and bold themes for their respective shows, making each performance totally unique.
The 2014 edition will mark the 30th anniversary. For the occasion, and as a Solotech special presentation, the first out of competition night will feature Germany, the event's only Platinum Jupiter Winner. A special soundtrack has been composed for the occasion. On August 2, the most prestigious pyrotechnic art competition in the world will present a Tribute to Pink Floyd for the Finale des Étoiles Loto-Québec. This annual spectacle celebrates outstanding works from some of the world's most brilliant artists. Tickets for this year's eight magical evenings go on sale today at 10 a.m. For more information, visit www.laronde.com.
|Saturday, June 28||Germany||Weco Feuerwerk||Dreamcatcher||Catching wonderful dreams of childhood and its fabulous characters|
|Saturday, July 5||Italy||Pirotecnica Morsani Srl||Cosmogony, From Darkness to the Big Bang||The imaginary journey from the Big Bang to our solar system and the emergence of life on Earth|
|Saturday, July 12||Spain||Pirotecnia Caballer, S.A.||Once Upon A Time||The poetic power and beauty of fireworks|
|Wednesday, July 16||Canada||Royal & FSC Team||Reveries||Using our imagination to take us on exciting adventures|
|Saturday, July 19||United States||Melrose Pyrotechnics, Inc.||Fright Night!||Halloween lights up La Ronde's sky|
|Wednesday, July 23||France||SAS BREZAC ARTIFICES||Freedom - A tribute to Nelson Mandela||Life and exceptional achievements of a man who marked the 20th century|
|Saturday, July 26||Australia||Foti International Fireworks Pty Ltd||Strictly Pyro - The world of Baz Lurhmann||A display inspired by the theatricality, glitter and colour of the works of this Australian film director|
|Saturday, August 2||Finale des Étoiles Loto-Québec||Panzera S.A.S. & La Ronde||Tribute to Pink Floyd||The hypnotic music of the mythic progressive rock group|
Every year the fireworks competition attracts close to 3 million people, making it 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 Tourisme Québec, two important Quebec institutions that recognize the event's economic impact and power of attraction.
Technical details and ticket sales
Reserved seating may be purchased at www.admission.com and www.internationaldesfeuxlotoquebec.com. You may also phone (514) 790-1245 or toll-free 1 855 790-1245 to purchase tickets. For information concerning corporate and group rates, contact the La Ronde sales office at 514-397-7777, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that all shows start at 10 PM.
Sponsors and partners
We offer heartfelt thanks to our valued sponsors and partners: primary sponsor Loto-Québec; associate partner Tourisme Québec; Tourisme Montréal; official suppliers Agropur Signature, Belle Gueule, Les vins du Beaujolais and the OMNI Mont-Royal.
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 $1.1 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 53 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.
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SOURCE: La Ronde
For further information:
La Ronde - A Six Flags Park
514-397-2001 ext. 2703