Media Release 


Star Metro Calgary announces 2019’s People’s Choice Award winners! GlobalFest is excited to announce the Best of the Best of the 2019 Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival and the 20/20/20 Sale!

CALGARY, AB – August 24, 2019 – The Star Metro Calgary is excited to present the People’s Choice Award Winners for best Pyromusical Presentation, Ethnic Food Booth and Cultural Pavilion as voted by the patrons of GlobalFest:

Pyromusical Presentation – Canada Kelly Guile from Archangel Fireworks

Ethnic Food Booth – Philippine Cuisine

Cultural Pavilion – Scotland

We would like to thank you for supporting our festival and taking the time to vote!

And The Best of the Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival for 2019 is…

Spain and Luis Brunchu and Miguel Perez from Pirotecnia Zaragozana! The dramatic storytelling of “Home Sweet Home,” mixed with the synchronicity of pyrotechnics and music, captivated the crowd and took the audience on an adventure through fan-favourite television shows and movies.

GlobalFest is thrilled to announce that we are inviting Asia’s top pyromusical innovators to challenge each other in the 2020 Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival! The nations that will be invited to participate in the “ ” and the dates for 2020 are:

China – Thursday, August 20

India – Saturday, August 22

Japan – Tuesday, August 25

Philippines – Thursday, August 27

GlobalFest Finale – Saturday, August 29

At 9:00 PM on Saturday, August 24, 2019, our 20|20|20 Sale with the best prices GlobalFest can offer went live at Quantities are very limited, so get your tickets and/or passes at while supplies last!

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Media Inquiries: 

Bret Crowle
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
#285, 2323 – 32 Avenue NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3
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About GlobalFest

GlobalFest is a not-for-profit society dedicated to celebrating and showcasing Calgary’s cultural diversity and artistic excellence within our communities locally and across the globe. We are committed to producing an inclusive, world-class, multi-faceted arts and cultural festival that will enhance Alberta’s reputation as a truly international destination. For more information, please visit or follow us on social media @globalfestyyc.