August 5, 2015 5:53 pm

Celebration Of Light Vancouver 2015


Vancouver Celebration of Light is an international fireworks competition which pits teams from across the globe against each other in an event that spans two months and takes place on three separate nights. As the annual musical fireworks competition, Vancouver Celebration of light was held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada every year. The celebration of light in Canada had been the ritual, since 1990. The event had various sponsors – Benson And Hedges Symphony Of Fire, HSBC, Honda etc.

Honda had signed a deal for the three year sponsorship on 2012. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Celebration Of Light, this sets the stage for celebrations and parties among the people. For the 25th anniversary of the event, three returning competitors from China, Brazil, and Canada participated. The participating countries will perform on a given date from July to August, one day will be allocated to each country. China performed their fireworks show on July 25th as Team Lidu, then Brazil showcased their performance on July 29th as Group Vision show. Finally the host nation Canada, had their display of fireworks on August 1st as Archangel Fireworks.

Honda 25th Celebration of Light 2015 China

Honda 25th Celebration of Light 2015 Brazil

Honda 25th Celebration of Light 2015 Canada

The 2015 Honda Celebration of Light competition begins promptly over English Bay at 10:00pm each night. Every country will perform their pyrotechnics on the given day at 10 p.m. and the presentation will continue for 25 minutes. As the part of Celebration of Light 2015, the largest free community concert series, also the Sunset Beach Festival involves food, entertainment, music, activities and free give-aways. There is also air show took place on the opening day of 25th July, before China showcased its fireworks. The fireworks show had gifted people with the everlasting experience with the events on the English Bay all through the day.

As the result, the winner of Honda Celebration of Light 2015 is Canada. Canada’s team wrapped up this year’s Celebration of Light fireworks competition in Vancouver on last Saturday night and took the crown. Honda Celebration of Light Executive Producer Heather Sharp awarded a trophy to a representative of Manitoba’s Archangel Fireworks, which put on Team Canada’s spectacular display. Brazil was took the second place and China took the third place.

Celebration Of Light event also organizes competition for the people. Participants need to send the picture of the fireworks show, then there is a voting campaign, where people can ask votes for their uploaded picture and one can vote once in a day for one week. Whoever gets the higher votes will be the winner and the person with a guest can fly to Amsterdam for a vacation.