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Thousands Expected for International Fireworks Festival at Zagreb’s Bundek Lake

18th International Fireworks Festival (Photo credit: Carl Desjardins)

Thousands of people are expected to turn out on the Sava riverbank by Bundek Lake in Zagreb for the 18th International Fireworks Festival.

The festival, which is on the list of the most renowned pyrotechnic shows in the world, will be held from 29-June – 1 July 2018 at Bundek.

Hosts of the festival are local Croatian fireworks display team ‘Mirnovec’, who is also one of Europe’s biggest pyrotechnic production and display companies having worked on effects for Enrique Iglesias’ World Tour.

The event, which drew crowds of over 30,000 last year, will also feature fireworks display teams from around the world. At past festivals in Zagreb teams from Germany, China, Austria, Poland, Finland, Estonia, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Slovakia, Italy, Romania, the Philippines and Hungary have taken part.

18th International Fireworks Festival (Photo: Carl Desjardins)

This year teams from Russia, Austria, and Belgium will show off their skills to the Zagreb crowd.

Over the 3-days of the festival, there will also be a full music entertainment programme, as well as events for the kids. Food and drinks will also be sold.

Friday 29 June

Display from Russian team Bolshoy Prazdnik & music from Jura Stublić & grupa Film

Saturday 30 June

Display from Austrian team Fire Event & music from the best Croatian tambura players

Sunday 1 July

Display from Belgium team HC Pyrotechnics as well as Mirnovec Pirotehnika & music by Jasmin Stavros

Entry is 15 kn for Friday and Saturday and 25 kn on Sunday with tickets at the gate. For more details check out the Facebook page.

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