Friday, 2 October 2009

Tamaya Art Pyro Technics from Japan wins the 21st Macau International Fireworks Display Contest 第21屆澳門國際煙花比賽日本隊勝出 (第21届澳门国际烟花比赛日本队胜出)


The 21st Macau International Fireworks Display Contest has ended with a ceremony held at the Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Center on October 1. Tamaya Art Pyro Technics from Japan netted the top prize, while Italy’s La Tirrena Fireworks and Philippines’s Platinum Fireworks, Inc. took second and third places. Cash prize to the winner is US$8,000, while prizes to the first and second runners-up are US$4,000 and US$2,500 respectively.

The contest this year featured ten teams from Spain, Korea, Taiwan, France, Italy, the Philippines, Japan, Portugal, Austria and China. Austria team is the first time who joined this year event, with veterans from Chinese Taiwan, Japan and Korean.

The participating teams this year again is requested to complement their display with music. Each team used different kinds of music, ranging from classical or folk music to contemporary music, coupled with special themes and features to enthrall the audience.

第21屆澳門國際煙花比賽匯演完滿結束, 來自日本的球屋北原煙火店奪冠。 亞軍及季軍分別由意大利–La Tirrena 煙花公司及菲律賓–白金煙花公司的煙花隊奪得。 冠軍隊伍獎金為八千美元、亞軍和季軍的獎金分別是四千美元和二千五百美元。

本屆參賽的十支隊伍分別來自(按比賽程序) 西班牙、韓國、台灣、法國、意大利、菲律賓、日本、葡國、奧地利和中國。 奧地利首次有煙花公司參加。 主辦單位特意邀請曾在國際項目取得優異成績的煙花隊伍參賽。 有個別隊伍今年重臨澳門: 包括來自台灣、日本和韓國的隊伍等。 煙花比賽匯演繼續要求參賽隊伍在每場比賽配上音樂演出, 各隊均以不同形式的音樂作陪襯。