Dragon Fireworks Triumphs at the Cannes International Fireworks Competition

August 24, 2017

We are proud to share that Dragon Fireworks won the Jury Award at the FESTIVAL D'ART PYROTECHNIQUE DE CANNES - one of the world's most known and recognized international fireworks competitions!  DFI would like to thank our many friends who made this possible: Maria Grazia Gerbaudo, Francesco Armigliato, Bruno Gaudino, Franco and everyone at Panzera Italy, Kevin Torben, Florian Michaelis, Francesco Caruso and Alessandro, Bruno Giorgini, Yann Rodriguez and the French crew.  

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DFI Team members: Eduard Ilagan, Hans Ong, Joven Ong, Vander Tenedero, Jay Turingan, Joseph Veloso, Don Villarosa, and Oliver Zeng
Choreography: Vander Tenedero

Results of the competition:
Jury Prize - Dragon Fireworks (Philippines)
Public Voting Prize and Silver Vestale - Alpha Pyrotechnie (France)

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See you in Cannes!

March 28, 2017

We are proud to announce that Dragon Fireworks will represent the Philippines in one of the biggest and most prestigious fireworks competitions in Europe - the 2017 FESTIVAL D'ART PYROTECHNIQUE DE CANNES.

Join us and support team Philippines in the 2017 Cannes Pyrotechnic Festival, happening from July 14 to August 24, 2017 at the Bay of Cannes!

Sixty Years of Friendship Between Japan and the Philippines

July 10, 2016

In commemoration of the sixty years of friendship between Japan and the Philippines, a grand pyromusical will be held at the Ynares Center at the Rizal Capitol in Antipolo City.  This is made possible primarily by Japanese philanthropist Kenji Mori, the government of Japan, Governor Rebecca Ynares, and Antipolo City Mayor Jun Ynares.  We look forward to making this a truly memorable event!

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Dragon Fireworks performs at the 2015 Seoul International Fireworks Festival

October 5, 2015

Dragon Fireworks and Melrose Pyrotechnics USA were invited to be part of the Seoul Fireworks Festival Exhibition in Seoul, South Korea, last October 3, 2015.  In addition to Korean and Western pop songs, DFI utilized a slew of OPM songs by Bamboo and Rivermaya.  Here are some photos taken during the show preparations!

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Dragon Fireworks Wins 1st Runner-up at the 25th Hannover International Fireworks Competition

September 19, 2015

“The magnitude of victory lies in the greatness of the competition”.

With this year’s competition line-up featuring several of the world’s most recognized and renowned fireworks companies, Dragon Fireworks is proud to have placed 1st Runner-up in the Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary Special Edition of the Hannover International Fireworks Competition.

Participants in the competition included Pyroemotions of Italy, Pirotecnia Ricardo Caballer, S.A. (Ricasa) of Spain, Göteborg FyrverkeriFabrik of Sweden, Suomen Ilotulitus Oy of Finland, and Dragon Fireworks of the Philippines.

We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the following:

DBK Fireworks - very special thanks to Jack, Joshua, Leen, and Gerdo
Hayo Wolff and everyone at Heron Fireworks
Stefan Haupt and Florian Pritz
Nick Edgington and Rohr Feuerwerke
Galaxis Showtechnik
Renzo Cargnelutti
Pirotecnia Zaragozana, to whom we dedicate our show
Ipon Pagano Fireworks
Herrenhauser Garten
Hannover Tourism for the honor of inviting us to their Silver Anniversary.

It was a very long, gruelling journey, and in spite of not bagging the top prize, we hope that we made our country very proud.


1st Place - Göteborg FyrverkeriFabrik (Sweden)
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2nd Place - Dragon Fireworks (Philippines)
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3rd Place - Pirotecnia Ricardo Caballer, S.A. (Spain)
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Dragon Fireworks Wins the Gold at the 2015 Flammende Sterne International Fireworks Competition in Stuttgart, Germany

August 24, 2015

With our themed entry “It’s Time… A Sky Full of Stars”, the Philippines bagged another gold trophy today at the long-running Flammende Sterne (Flaming Star) International Fireworks Competition in Ostfildern, Germany! The results of the competition were as follows:

1st Place - Dragon Fireworks (Philippines)
2nd Place - Fireworks do Brasil (Brazil)
3rd Place - Panzera (Italy)

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Dragon Fireworks at the 2015 Peng Hu Ocean Fireworks Festival in Taiwan

May 4, 2015

Dragon Fireworks was invited to do show programming for the Peng Hu Ocean Fireworks Festival in Taiwan, using the festival’s supplied fireworks effects. The Peng Hu Bay Fireworks Festival is held to welcome the summer season and highlight the peak tourism period in the region.

We present the Philippines’ entry entitled “A Celebration of Voices”.

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Dragon Fireworks at the Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary Special Edition of the Hannover International Fireworks Competition

November 13, 2014

We are proud to announce that Dragon Fireworks will be representing the Philippines in the special 25th edition of the Hannover International Fireworks Competition in Germany, in 2015. DFI is deeply honored to be included in the Silver Anniversary of the International Fireworks Competition - more so, that we will be competing with companies that we hold in very high esteem!

Pirotecnia Zaragozana places 2nd at the 26th Macau International Fireworks Competition

October 2, 2014

A huge congratulations to our friends from Spain, Miguel Perez and Pirotecnia Zaragozana, as well of as members of the Dragon Fireworks family, Don Miguel Villarosa and Vander Tenedero, for winning 1st runner-up at the recently concluded 26th Macau International Fireworks Competition. We're very proud of you all! Kudos!

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ABS-CBN Turns 60

October 5 and 6, 2013

Follow us as we perform the closing pyromusical to cap the 60th year closing celebrations at the Quezon City Memorial Circle!

Dragon Fireworks Conquers the Pyronale World Fireworks Championships in Berlin, Germany

September 7, 2013

Dragon Fireworks bags 1st place and show of the day awards at the Pyronale World Fireworks Championships at the Olympiastadion in Berlin, Germany, becoming the first ever Asian company in history to conquer the prestigious European Fireworks competition.

This year's contestants featured renowned fireworks display competition winners such as JoHo Pyro of Finland, Mirnovec Pirotehnika of Croatia, Surex of Poland, Kanellopoulos Fireworks of Greece, and Pirotecnia Zaragozana of Spain.  A huge congratulations to the team!

Six-man team picture with ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau Correspondent, Sheela Grace Pickert. Team members from left to right: Vander Tenedero, Don Miguel Villarosa, Oliver Zeng, Jovenson Ong, Joseph Veloso, Hans Ong.

Very special thanks to Stefan Haupt, DBK Fireworks of Belgium, Pyroworld.nl, Minit, Surex of Poland, Pirotecnia Zaragozana of Spain, and Andre Poloczek.

Choreography: Vander Tenedero, Don Miguel Villarosa, Jovenson Ong, Oliver Zeng, Hans Ong
Firing system: Galaxis

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Behind the scenes video

Bandila recap video link
Inquirer.net link 
Philippine Embassy in Berlin congratulatory letter and DFA link 
Documentary on Pyronale: The World Championship of Fireworks link

Team picture with trophies.  Closing pyromusical in the background.

Dragon Fireworks at the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts in Honiara, The Solomon Islands

July 1, 2012

Dragon Fireworks will be lighting the skies of the Solomon Islands from the 1st to the 14th of July, 2012, on the event of the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts.  Nightly pyromusicals will be seen in Honiara to honor the 27 participating Pacific island countries and territories.  We are honored to showcase our world-class Philippine-made pyrotechnic products, fireworks designs, and industry expertise for this momentous occasion.

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