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Launch of L'International des Feux Loto-QuÉbec this Saturday: The very best for the 30th anniversary, plus a tribute to Pink Floyd!

June 26, 2014

MONTREAL, June 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The 30th edition of L'International des Feux Loto-QuÉbec will be launched this Saturday, June 28, and continue to amaze audiences until 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 are on sale now. For more information, visit www.laronde.com.



2014 SCHEDULE
DatesCountryFirmsThemesDescription
Saturday, June 28Germany Weco Feuerwerk Dreamcatcher Catching wonderful dreams of childhood and its fabulous characters
Saturday, July 5Italy 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 12SpainPirotecnia Caballer, S.A. Once Upon A Time The poetic power and beauty of fireworks
Wednesday, July 16Canada Royal & FSC Team Kutuan, Legends of Fire Using our imagination to take us on exciting adventures
Saturday, July 19United StatesMelrose Pyrotechnics, Inc. Fright Night! Halloween lights up La Ronde's sky
Wednesday, July 23France SAS BREZAC ARTIFICES Freedom - A tribute to Nelson Mandela Life and exceptional achievements of a man who marked the 20th century
Saturday, July 26AustraliaFoti 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 venteslaronde@sixflags.com.  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 FestŪ and Holiday in the ParkŪ. For more information, visit sixflags.com.

SOURCE La Ronde

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