Cascades of Fire 2018 Niagara Falls
For the first time ever visitors to Niagara Falls will witness Cascades of Fire Niagara Falls International Fireworks Competition as the signature event of the Winter Festival of Lights, and is being presented by Hornblower Cruises.
This November, Niagara Falls will be hosting Cascades of Fire International Fireworks Competition. Teams from countries all over the world including Brazil, China, and Italy will present 18-minute pyrotechnic shows synchronized to music, which are reviewed by a panel of judges. Awards will then finally be presented to the participants at the event’s closing ceremonies scheduled for Sunday November 18th. Enjoy this new annual event Cascades of Fire Niagara Falls.
The event will be held at Queen Victoria Park, at the foot of Clifton Hill’s extremely popular amusement area. There is no admission fee for the firework competition and visitors will have full access through Queen Victoria Park.
Here is the full schedule for the event with competing teams:
China – Friday November 9th
Friday, November 9th: Team China
China is represented by Celebrations Fireworks from Liuyang, China
Finland – Saturday November 10th
Saturday, November 10th: Team Finland
Finland is represented by Pyroman Finland Ltd. from Espoo, Finland
Brazil – Sunday November 11th
Sunday, November 11th: Team Brazil
Brazil is represented by Fireworks Do Brasil from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Vietnam – Friday November 16th
Friday, November 16th: Team Vietnam
Vietnam is represented by Da Nang Fireworks Display Team, DaNang, Vietnam
Italy – Saturday November 17th
Saturday, November 17th: Team Italy
Italy is represented by I.P.O.N. Fireworks S.R.L. from Ottaviano, Italy
Canada – Sunday November 18th
Sunday, November 18th: Team Canada
Canada is represented by David Whysall International Fireworks Inc. from Canada
As you can see from the competitor line-up, each team hails from different corners of the world and will be showcasing their own unique theme, music, creativity, effects and synchronization! Furthermore, each team is among the best around the World. And therefore hold a huge number of awards and accolades between them.
Niagara Falls has certainly hosted many traditional firework shows over the years. The teams in this competition will above all get as imaginative as possible. Most noteworthy bringing their best displays to the audience. Another reason to experience this show is that each team will be synchronizing the fireworks with music. Therefore putting together some incredible multi-sensory spectacles.
Each show starts at 9:00 PM and pits some of the best pyrotechnic companies in the world against each other in the 6-day competition. There is a diverse group of teams from across the globe which include: China, Finland, Brazil, Vietnam, Italy with a special closing ceremony event by the host country: Team Canada.
The decision of the judging panel is final. Teams will be rated as follows:
Theme and choice of music – 20 points
Creativity – 20 points
Selection of Effects and use within the display – 20 points
Synchronization to the music selection – 20 points
Crowd reaction and appreciation – 20 points
At the end of each display, each jury member will rate the performance according to the above criteria. The awards will be presented by the Mayor of Niagara Falls at the closing ceremony scheduled for Sunday, November 18th.
Tune your radio to Star 102.5 on each night of the event to hear the accompanying music for each pyrotechnic show
Cascades of Fire is a one-of-a-kind experience that will be a highlight of any Niagara Falls vacation. Start planning your getaway today!
If you enjoy fireworks, you will enjoy Cascades of Fire Niagara Falls 2018 with the comfort of great friends or that special loved one.