Philippines Takes Home “Best of” Award for Fireworks Presentation at GlobalFest 2015


Media Release

For Immediate Release: August 30, 2015

Philippines Takes Home “Best of” Award for Fireworks Presentation at GlobalFest 2015

(Calgary, AB, August 30, 2015) GlobalFest 2015 ended their Finale with thousands of festival patrons looking up to the skies. Canada’s very own Sirius Pyrotechnics, led by Patrick Brault, wowed the crowd with an artistically beautiful pyromusical presentation full of music showcasing the triumphant sound of bells!


After five nights of multicultural festivities and breathtaking pyromusicals, the votes were tallied, and the GlobalFest 2015 winners announced from the RE/MAX Main Stage:


Best of 2015 Award: Philippines – Platinum Fireworks

The “Best Of” Award is decided by a team of adjudicators. 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: Philippines – Platinum Fireworks


2015 is the third year of the Kid’s Choice Award. In July, a contest was held to pick four Junior Adjudicators. They were put through a training course to learn about pyromusicals in order for them to vote fairly and on the same level as our senior adjudicators.


People’s Choice:

The People’s Choice Award, 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: A tie between Scotland and Philippines

Ethnic Food Booth: Indonesian Kitchen

Pyro-musical: Philippines – Platinum Fireworks


Organizers would like to thank everyone who attended this year’s festival and all the partners, sponsors and volunteers who help to make GlobalFest possible every year.


GlobalFest 2016 will showcase the Americas as they invite Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Brazil.

Thank you to everyone who came out for 2015 and see you all next year!




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

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