World Pyro Olympics

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The World Pyro Olympics later known as The Philippine International Pyromusical Competition is an annual competition amongst fireworks manufacturers held in the Philippines which runs for five days for World Pyro Olympics and 6 weeks for The Philippine International Pyromusical Competition. Two countries fire each day; the last participant fires on the final evening of the event.

The host of the event does not participate in the competition but performs a fireworks display on the last night. Awards, such as the People’s Choice, are given out after the exhibition. The crowning of the World Pyro Olympics / Philippine International Pyromusical Competition's Winners ends the event.

First World Pyro Olympics[edit]

2nd World Pyro Olympics[edit]

The event was hosted by the Philippines from January 5 to January 7 and January 12 & January 13, 2007 at The Esplanade at the newly completed SM Mall of Asia. Participants include Show FX Australia Pty. Ltd., Glorious Group of China, Nico Lünig Event of Germany, Astondoa Piroteknia of Spain, Bright Star Fireworks of Denmark, Flash Art GmbH of Poland, Pyro Studios of Canada, Westcoast Fireworks Ltd. of the United Kingdom and Melrose Pyrotechnics of the United States. La Mancha of the Philippines was the host company. The United Kingdom won the 2007 competition and the team from China won an award for technical precision

3rd World Pyro Olympics[edit]

Once again, the World Pyro Olympics was hosted by the Philippines from May 3 to May 31, Saturdays only, at The Esplanade in front of the SM Mall of Asia. La Mancha Pyro Productions held a pyromusical display on the final night of the competition. The countries that participated were Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, and Venezuela. Italy won the said competition.

1st Philippine International PyroMusical Competition 2010[edit]

The 1st Philippine International PyroMusical Competition 2010 was held at SM Mall of Asia starting February to March. Patrons were given a platform to see how their own countries performed. The countries that participated were USA, UK, China, France, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and Australia. The Philippines provided the opening and closing exhibitions.

  • February 14, 2010
    •  Philippines – Platinum Fireworks Inc. (Opening Exhibition)
    •  USA – PyroFire Display
  • February 21, 2010
    •  UK – Jubilee Fireworks (Won 1st Place)
    •  China – Liuyang Jinsheng Fireworks
  • February 28, 2010
    •  France – Brezac Artifices
    •  Japan – Tamaya Kitahara Fireworks Co., Ltd.
  • March 7, 2010
  • March 14, 2010
    •  Australia – Howards And Sons Pyrotechnics
    •  Philippines – Platinum Fireworks Inc. (Closing Exhibition)

2nd Philippine International PyroMusical Competition 2011[edit]

The 2nd Philippine International PyroMusical Competition 2011 was held at the SM Mall of Asia starting February to March. The countries that participated were South Korea, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, China, France, Japan, Canada, Australia, and the Philippines.

  • February 12, 2011
  • February 19, 2011
    •  Portugal – Macedos Pirotecnia
    •  UK – Jubilee Fireworks
  • February 26, 2011
    •  China – Liuyang Jinsheng Fireworks
    •  France – Lacroix Ruggieri
  • March 5, 2011
    •  Japan – Tamaya Kitahara Fireworks Co., Ltd.
    •  Canada – Apogee Fireworks
  • March 12, 2011

3rd Philippine International PyroMusical Competition 2012[edit]

The 3rd Philippine International PyroMusical Competition 2012 was at the SM Mall of Asia starting February to March. Eleven countries showcased their pyrotechnics extravaganzas. The countries participated were South Korea, Malta, Spain, Finland, Portugal, China, Netherlands, Italy, Australia, Canada, and were closed by an exhibition curated by the Philippines.

  • February 11, 2012
  • February 18, 2012
    •  UK – SM Art Pyrotechnics
    •  Spain – Pirotecnia Turis
  • February 25, 2012
    •  Finland – Oy Pyroman Finland Ltd.
    •  Portugal – Grupo Luso Pirotecnia
  • March 3, 2012
  • March 10, 2012
  • March 17, 2012
    •  Italy – Orzella Fireworks
    •  Philippines – Platinum Fireworks Inc. (Closing Exhibition)

March. The year 2013 saw Japan, Finland, Taiwan, Spain, United Kingdom, South Korea, Italy, Netherlands, China, Australia, and Canada as participants and the show was closed by an exhibition planned by the Philippines.

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Winning tabulation[edit]

Event Country Titles Place Group Winning years
1st WPO
 Australia
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Champion
Show Fx. Pty.
2005
2nd WPO
 United Kingdom
1
Champion
Westcoast Fireworks
2007
3rd WPO
 Italy
1
Champion
Parente Fireworks
2008
1st PIPC
 United Kingdom
1
Champion
Jubilee Fireworks
2010
 Australia
1
1st
Howards And Sons Pyrotechnics
2010
 Japan
1
2nd
Tamaya Kitahara Fireworks
2010
2nd PIPC
 China
1
Champion
Liuyang Jinsheng Fireworks
2011
 United Kingdom
1
1st
Jubilee Fireworks
2011
 Japan
1
2nd
Tamaya Kitahara Fireworks
2011
3rd PIPC
 Canada
1
Champion
Fireworks Spectacular
2012
 Finland
1
1st
Oy Pyroman Finland
2012
 Australia
1
1st
Fireworx Inc.
2012
 Netherlands
2
2nd and People's Choice
Royal Fireworks Inc.
2012
4th PIPC
 United Kingdom
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Champion
Jubilee Fireworks
2013
 China
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1st
Liuyang New Year Fireworks
2013
 Canada
1
1st
Fireworks Spectacular
2013
 Finland
1
2nd
Oy Pyroman Finland
2013
5th PIPC
 Canada
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Champion
Royal Pyrotechnie
2014
 China
1
1st
Liuyang New Year Fireworks
2014
 United Kingdom
1
2nd
Jubilee Fireworks
2014

National competition notes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

External links[edit]