Japan's Tamaya Art Pyro Technics, took the top prize in the 16th International Fireworks Display Contest at a ceremony held at the Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Center on 1 October. The winners received US$6,000, a trophy, and certificate with runner-up prizes of US$3,200 awarded to China's Liuyang Jiding Fireworks Liuyang Jiding Fireworks Manufacture Export Co., Ltd., and US$1,800 to U.K.'s Millennium Pyrotechnics Ltd..
Mr. Antunes noted in his speech that this spectacular event not only brought joy to the citizens and tourists, but also played an important role to promote Macau to the world.
In order to add further festive atmosphere to the fireworks display contest, Macau Government Tourist Office organized The "Fireworks Carnival" with the General Union of Neighbors Association of Macau. Held between 5:00 - 11:00 p.m. on each of the fireworks display nights, at Rua da Torre de Macau. The Carnival presents a series of fantastic events, including food stalls that provide delicious cuisine, souvenirs stalls and performances for tourists and local residents.
Ten teams from the enjoyment of - Australia, Taiwan, Germany, Korea, Portugal, Japan, Thailand, Philippines, UK and Mainland China displayed their unique style of pyrotechnic skills at this year's contest.
Winners of the past