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After five nights of multicultural festivities and breathtaking pyromusicals, the votes were tallied, and the GlobalFest 2014 winners announced from the RE/MAX Main Stage:
Best of 2014 Award: Vietnam - Da Nang Team
The “Best Of” Award is decided by a team of adjudicators lead by team leader Jacqueline Bell. Coming from a number of backgrounds, adjudicators aim every to provide the most fair and balanced decision on the best pyrotechnical display of the year.
Kid’s Choice Award: France - FC Pyro
2014 is the second year of the Kid’s Choice Award. In July, a social media contest was held to pick this year’s five Junior Adjudicators. They were put through a training course to learn about the intricacies of pyro-musicals in order for them to vote fairly and on the same level as our senior adjudicators.
The People’s Choice Award, powered by the Calgary Sun, allows the voice of the public to be heard!
The following are the winners of the 2014 People’s Choice Awards:
Cultural Pavilion: Scotland
Ethnic Food Booth: Taste of Quebec
Pyro-musical: Thailand Fireworks - Thailand
The GlobalFest 2014 Raffle Winner is... Steven Lee! His ticket,#5358, was the winning ticket for the GlobalFest 2014 Raffle grand prize! Congratulations!
Prize (all inclusive):
75 inch Smart TV (value: $5,000) +
Home Theatre System (value: $500) +
Laptop (value: $1,700) +
Tablet (value: $500).
A huge thank you to Memory Express for their generous donation - the grand prize was valued at $7,700.00!
The GlobalFest 2014 Raffle helped support our volunteer program - thank you to all of you who purchased tickets!