Philippines Delivers on Second Night of GlobalFest!


Media Release

For Immediate Release: August 23, 2015

Philippines Delivers on Second Night of GlobalFest!

(Calgary, AB, August 23, 2015) Due to unforeseen circumstance regarding the weather, the Philippines performance was postponed until tonight. Nothing could deter the Philippines as thousands of spectators took in tonight’s mesmerizing pyromusical presentation at Elliston Park this evening!


Designed by Errol E. Lucero and presented by Platinum Fireworks, the 22-minute performance, “Modern Heroes”, was inspired by the modern heroes of the Philippines and especially the overseas Filipino workers who sacrifice their lives to help their families.


Having won “People’s Choice”, this is the third time the Philippines have been to GlobalFest. They will be seeking to add to their already prestigious list of awards. Adjudicators will announce the winner of the Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival on RE/MAX Main Stage Saturday, August 29 – Finale night.


Prior to the fireworks, GlobalFest patrons were able to take in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes that the OneWorld Festival has to offer with Cultural Pavilions, Ethnic Food Booths, Performance Stages, a brand new Molson Lounge, Tipi Village presented by Nexen Energy, an International Café & Bar, a Night Market, and Children’s Village presented by Shakers Fun Centre.


GlobalFest will continue the festivities on Tuesday, August 25 where the team from the Spain will look to impress. Tickets are still available at all Calgary Co-op Customer Services Offices, Marlborough Mall, all Alberta London Drugs Locations, and online at while quantities last.


The New GlobalFest Schedule is as Follows:

Saturday, August 22 – China        

Sunday, August 23 – Philippines

Tuesday, August 25 – Spain

Thursday, August 27 – USA

Saturday, August 29 – Finale (Canada)

For more information, please call (403) 569-9679 or visit


GlobalFest is “Alberta’s Most Explosive Festival!”TM Every Year in August, GlobalFest celebrates Calgary’s multicultural communities and showcases these groups with ethnic food booths, cultural pavilions, performance stages, a night market, and so much more. At the end of each evening, a 22 minute pyromusical from one of the four international fireworks teams light up the night’s sky.


Adam Phillips

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

P: (403) 462-4526

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