Mark Petkidis is a Master Pyrotechnician working in the Howard & Sons family for 19 years, presenting fireworks displays in Australia and around the globe. Mark’s local knowledge and vast experience of presenting displays in South Australia & the Northern Territory is unparalleled.
Mark’s impressive list of credits include the spectacular Adelaide Skyshows, the annual Royal Adelaide & Darwin Shows, Clipsal 500, NT Day Celebrations, 2010 Melbourne Commonwealth Games Ceremonies, Adelaide Crows AFL, Adelaide Strikers 20/20 Cricket, Crusty Demons of Dirt, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Adelaide Festival, Symphony Under the Stars, the traditional Christmas Carols by Candlelight and spectacular NYE Celebrations in Adelaide and Darwin.
Internationally Mark has been a crew member on Howard’s spectacular National Day Celebrations Doha Qatar, 2010 Commonwealth Games Ceremonies Delhi India and the award winning pyromusical at the Montreal International Fireworks Competition.
Mark leads a great local team of pyrotechnicians and together they work in synergy with the event management and production team to ensures every phase of the project result in an effective pyrotechnic performance from concept to realisation.
Away from the pyrotechnic profession, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife Natalia and their new family, ‘changing nappies’, AFL, snowboarding and enjoying the great outdoors.