WHAT: IGNIS BRUNENSIS 2016
WHY: FIREWORK COMPETITION
WHEN: 27th May – 19th June 2016
WHERE: CASTLE SPILBERK & BRNO DAM
2016 marks the 19th International Firework competition over the waters of the Brno Dam, the surrounding Marina’s, beaches and close to an artificial lake to add multiple facets to the light of the fireworks reflected in the waters.
Started in 1998, the event was either non competitive, exhibition displays or limited to national competition through till 2003 when it achieved status as a significant International Competition.
This year, in addition to representatives from of course the Czech Republic, Spain and Slovakia, the popular team from Portugal, Macedos Pirotecnia, return to the competition after an eight year break. They are acknowledged historically as THE most successful competitive team in the history of the event, after having won the top prize three years in succession.
The display schedule is as follows:
PRELUDE – CASTLE SPILBERK
THEATRUM PYROBOLI – CZECH REPUBLIC
FRIDAY 27TH MAY 2016
OPENING DISPLAY OF THE COMPETITION – BRNO DAM
IGNIS BRUNENSIS TEAM – CZECH REPUBLIC
SATURDAY 4TH JUNE 2016
COMPETITION – BRNO DAM
PRIVATEX PYRO – SLOVAKIA
WEDNESDAY 8TH JUNE 2016
FOCS D’ARTIFICES – SPAIN
SATURDAY 11TH JUNE 2016
MACEDOS PIROTECNIA – PORTUGAL
WEDNESDAY 15TH JUNE 2016
SATURDAY 18TH JUNE 2016
Each of the competitive displays must last 22 minutes and attract crowds of over 100,000 spectators to each show.