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What triggered me to write this short explanatory article was that I noticed quite a few people around me had a hard time distinguishing...

Put simply, firework displays are not risk free. It is, of course, vital that the risks are carefully assessed and managed and are as...

I realize that the word genius is frequently overused in today’s highly inventive world, but in this case it is entirely apropos. And honestly,...

How do fireworks whistle? Short synopsis: Fireworks can be made to whistle by using a hollow tube and a special “whistle powder”. These hollow tubes...

Welcome to the wonderful world of traditional Italian fireworks! Written by Marcel Hanse & Leendert van Buren Italian fireworks are very special and well known for...

How are colored flames created? And why is the color blue such a difficult color to create? And when did people see the first...

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The Sonnwendfeier 2015 The biggest fireworks from Switzerland. Written by Jack Suijkerbuijk Photo by Gerdo Wenting Ones every 3 year in the Swiss City of Oensingen an...

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  The Dutch really love fireworks—insanely love fireworks. Maybe that’s an understatement, but it is definitely factual nonetheless, and rarely stated as a simple sentence...

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In 2014, the Pyrotechincs Guild International (PGI) returned to the heartland of America in Mason City, Iowa for its annual gathering of over 3,000...

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