I was sad when I learned that there won't be any World Pyro Olympics for this year. What happened? I was looking for more info from the net and I can't find one. Have you heard anything about why they decided to cancel World Pyro this year?
Posted by Anton Diaz 7:32 AM on Monday, December 10, 2007
in Passionate about PYRO
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although its sad to know that there won't be any world pyro this year...i think my traumatizing experience last yr is enough to keep me from trooping all the way to MOA to get stuck in such bad traffic and wait for a loooooooong time before the show finally starts. *sigh* in other words..never again :x
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 05:15 PM
sa dami ng sumasabog dito sa metromanila,
the organizers probably felt there was no more
need for more explosions and fireworks...
sad, but true.
Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at 01:10 PM
I love the picture! The silhouettes are just beautiful.=)
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 11:09 AM
They opted to have it in Macau this year. With this new arrangement, Philippines can now participate.
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 08:53 PM
pero sana, some group/s can organize a similar set-up, not necessarily as huge as the pyro olympics, but something that we can look forward to, it's a certified crowd-drawer and at the same time profitable but also a mammoth traffic magnet!!
Thursday, December 13, 2007 at 01:42 PM
true, can't they join the macau fireworks contest and hosted the world pyro olympics too?
Monday, December 17, 2007 at 01:53 AM
i understand from an SM insider that no one could come forward with the P2 million sponsorship fee. gee, that's actually peanuts for a big corporation to an own annual anticipated event. hmmm, how about "SMART's Amazing Skies", or "San Miguel's Spectacular Sky Show". With the goodwill the fireworks show generates, makes you wonder why SM just didn't pick up the tab. oh well, we just have to be content with their weekend mini fireworks display then.
Friday, December 21, 2007 at 07:52 AM
awww.. i'm looking forward to it pa naman.. that's sad..
Monday, December 31, 2007 at 03:08 AM
The 2008 Pyro Olympics is on (Feb 16 to March 15)!!!!! Some favorites have dropped out (UK, USA, Denmark) but it will be exciting to see what Dubai and Korea have to offer. =)
Details on where to get ticket prices should be available soon (the website isn't updated yet). Will keep you posted.
Monday, December 31, 2007 at 01:04 PM
here's the sched ata:
February 16 - China (CN) vs Germany (DE)
February 23 - Japan (JP) vs Australia (AU)
March 1 - Korea (KO) vd Dubai (AE)
March 8 - Italy (IT) vs Venezuela (VE)
March 15 - Frace (FR) vs Philippines (PH)
Wednesday, January 02, 2008 at 02:33 PM
hey! is this for real?? we've been going to this event every year and we were really disappointed when we couldn't find any information on when it will be held this year :)
Wednesday, January 02, 2008 at 06:38 PM
oh my! tentative schedules are here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Pyro_Olympics
scroll to the bottom.
we're so happy!!! :)
Wednesday, January 02, 2008 at 06:43 PM
.....i hope country friends danemark u.k. u.s.a will come back for this year's fireworks....we must keep the fun rolling around the world lol!....i hope country friends from sweden switzerland spain saudi arabia austria new zealand etc.etc. can join too....i hope it's not too late for them to join again the fireworks 'world' fun to be gazed photographs so to hear-share the oohhsss & aahhhhsss and those priceless excitements bewildered childrens smiles topping the adults fun lol!.....good luck 2008 philippines....
Thursday, January 03, 2008 at 04:22 AM
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