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OOSTEND FIREWORKS FESTIVAL

WHAT: OSTEND FESTIVAL
WHY: FIREWORKS FESTIVAL
WHERE: BEACH NEXT TO KURSAL FINALE AT BEACH NEXT TO STRANDPLEIN MARIAKERKE
WHEN: MONDAY 8TH JULY TO MONDAY 12TH AUGUST 2019
COST: FREE

Held on one of the most beautiful coastlines in Belgium the Ostend fireworks festival will be lighting up the skies for over 8 weeks in July and August.

Fireworks over the beach

Fireworks may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word festival, but be assured, this is one of the summer highlights that every one awaits in Ostend. With the event being free making it even better for everyone to get their summer pyro fix.

Attracting thousands of visitors each year eight Belgium pyro specialists battle it out against each other in front of not only the audience but a panel of judges hoping to get their hands on the 1st prize trophy.

The fireworks will be fired on all from the Groot Strand between the Kursaal and Venetian Galleries with the exception of the finale on the 15th August where it takes place from the beach at the Mariakerke Beach Square.

Voting is from 11pm on the evening of the fireworks to 11 am the following day.

The schedule is as follows:

MONDAY 8TH JULY – LPL FIREWORKS – PIROTECHNIE LIEGEOISE – 23:00

MONDAY 15TH JULY – CBF FIREWORKS – GERAARDSBERGEN – 23:00

SUNDAY 21ST JULY – DBK FIREWORKS – MERKSEM – 23:00

MONDAY 22ND JULY – VANGELABBEEK EVENTS – LANAKEN – 23:00

MONDAY 29TH JULY – T&T FIREWORKS – LUMEN – 23:00

MONDAY 5TH AUGUST – PARTY FICES – NAMUR – 22:30

MONDAY 12TH AUGUST – AMBIANCE FETES (FESTY PARTY) – 22:30

THURSDAY 15TH AUGUST – L’ETINCELLE – HUY – 22:30 (Mariakerke Beach)

** PLEASE NOTE FIREWORKS ON 15TH AUGUST WILL BE FIRED FROM MARIAKERKE BEACH**

The jury will decide the winner taking in different factors such as duration, the construction and rhythm, the originality and the use of colours to establish its classification. They will also choose the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize and the public also get in on the voting by deciding who wins the spectators prize.

The city has plenty to offer with something for all the family to do and it’s a perfect way to get your summer pyro fix in so make sure that you place the dates in your diaries.

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OSTEND FIREWORKS FESTIVAL 2018

WHAT: OSTEND FIREWORKS FESTIVAL 2018
WHY: FIREWORKS FESTIVAL
WHEN: VARIOUS DAYS THROUGHOUT JULY AND AUGUST
WHERE: GROOT STRAND, OOSTENDE BEACH, BELGIUM
COST: FREE

Attracting thousands of visitors each year, Ostende beach is not only one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, but also home to some of the most spectacular fireworks displays in the Summer months.

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Everywhere you visit in Ostende during summer there is always something to do and see, with plenty of events, festivals, markets, and funfairs dotted in and around the city. A perfect way for taking in these fantastic sights and sounds is to climb aboard the miniature train or take a horse and carriage ride.

As well as lots to see and do the beaches are also very popular; not just with the locals, but with many of the international visitors Oostende plays host to annually. Make sure that if you are wanting a perfect view of the fireworks that you arrive as early as possible to try and grab that perfect spot on the beach.

The fireworks are held on the Groot Strand between the Krusaal and the Venetian Galleries every evening. However, the grand finale is held a short distance away on the beach a Strandplein Mariakerke. The whole event is organised by the tourism Oostende and only eight of the best Belgian fireworks companies all compete for the cash prize.

Fireworks Oostende 21  Juli

A professional jury is put in place to pick the 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes, but you also have a chance to vote for your favorite as there is also a viewer’s choice prize awarded at the event.

Voting for the winner is on the day of the fireworks from 11pm to 11pm the next day.

Schedule for the event:

• Monday 9th July – 23.00pm – A and T Magic
• Monday 16th July – 23.00pm –CBF Pyro Technics
• Saturday 21st July – 23.00pm –L’Etincelle
• Monday 23rd July – 23.00pm – T & T Fireworks
• Monday 30th July – 23.00pm – Party Fices
• Monday 6th August –22.30pm – LPL Fireworks
• Monday 13th August – 22.30pm – Vangelabbeck Events
• Wednesday 15th August –22.30pm – DBK fireworks

(ALL FIREWORKS FIRED FROM GROOT STRAND ONLY THE 15TH AUGUST FIREWORKS ARE FIRED ON STRANDPLEIN MARIAKERKE)

If you enjoy a trip to the beach and are pyro mad like us here at Epic fireworks, then this is not an event to be missed so make sure you add it to your diaries.

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