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The world’s best pyrotechnicians compete against each other in the Great Garden.

© C. Maier / Pyrophotos

28th Int. Firework Competition

In 2018 top teams will present breathtaking fireworks displays in the baroque atmosphere of Herrenhausen Gardens.

There is magic in the air above the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen when the world's best pyrotechnicians light up the night sky with their fireworks displays. The International Fireworks Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions of its kind in the world. Five teams from around the world compete against one another every year in the baroque gardens.

On five summer evenings between May and September five terrific teams will once again turn the The Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen, acclaimed as the “best historic garden in Europe”, into a splendid backdrop for magnificent pyrotechnic displays. Some 55,000 visitors are expected in all; they can look forward to sophisticated pyrotechnic effects and breathtaking impressions created to this year’s obligatory piece of music and in the following individual free display. Before each show visitors can enjoy an atmospheric accompanying programme of live music, performance art and drama precisely attuned to the country concerned. Winner of previous years: Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland and Mexiko.

More Information:

Event(s): 26.05.2018 
from 18:00 to 23:30 o'clock
09.06.2018 
from 18:00 to 23:30 o'clock
18.08.2018 
from 18:00 to 23:30 o'clock
01.09.2018 
from 18:00 to 23:30 o'clock
15.09.2018 
from 18:00 to 23:30 o'clock
Location

Herrenhausen Gardens

  • Herrenhäuser Straße 4
  • 30419 Hannover