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VIDEO: Awesome Fireworks

Posted on | November 18, 2010 | 4 Comments

Being a total fireworks fanatic, I just have to share this video of the Bastille Day (July 14) show in Paris. It’s 31 minutes of pure awesomeness, although if you’re not as much into pyrotechnics as I am — and honestly, very few people are — you may wish to skip to the last couple of minutes for the finale. Click the full-screen version to really enjoy it.

L’intégralité du feu d’artifice du 14 juillet 2010
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And just in case you’re totally into it, here’s a 3-minute video of the pre-show set-up, with interviews of the pyrotechnicians — in French:

14 juillet : le feu d’artifice se prépare!
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My French is a little rusty, but I think what he’s saying is, “Yessirree, Bubba! This here’s gonna blow up real good!”

Here are three videos from a fireworks festival in Castro, a seaside town in the “boot heel” of Italy:

And, finally, a highlight compilation of some of the year’s best shows:


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