Category Archive for "News"


Countdown to Moomba Festival 2011

Melbourne’s famous Moomba festival is only a month away. The pyromusicals will be on the Yarra River on Saturday 12th March, Sunday 13th & Monday 14th March. It’s going to be a great festival, great family fun atmosphere so make…

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City of Melbourne NYE Spectacular

Melbourne was glittering in pyrotechnic stars on New Year’s Eve with a midnight fireworks extravaganza visible from anywhere with a view of the city skyline. “At the strike of midnight, the ‘Melbourne moment’ sound effect marked the beginning of the…

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Oman World Fireworks Championships 2010

Howard & Sons Pyrotechnics were honoured to be invited to the 2010 World Fireworks Championships in Oman and represent Australia. Drawing inspiration from the natural beauty of Oman, our display created sweeping panoramas of pyrotechnic artistry reflecting 3 elements of…

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Crusty Demons of Dirt Magazine Article

Howard & Sons Pyrotechnics have enjoyed working with the Crusty Demons of Dirt since the very first tour of Australia. Here is a recently published article about producing the pyro for the crustiest show on earth. Click to download

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Closing Ceremony Delhi CWG

The Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games concluded with a spectacular closing ceremony with the dazzling  pyrotechnics and special effects produced by Howard & Sons Pyrotechnics. Howard & Sons crew of twenty pyrotechnicians and riggers worked tirelessly over a thirty day period…

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Going for Gold at Oman World Fireworks Championships

Howard & Sons Pyrotechnics are delighted to have been selected to represent Australia in the Oman World Fireworks Championship 2010. The World Fireworks Championship will take place in December 2010 in Muscat, capital of the Sultanate of Oman, as part…

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Dazzling Opening Ceremony of the XIX Commonwealth Games

The ceremony, a kaleidoscope of music, movement and colour, was watched by 60,000 proud and ecstatic locals, plus billions of television viewers around the Commonwealth. The Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium transformed into a magical display of dance, song and, above all, unfettered enthusiasm. A vibrant celebration of 5000…

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Set to Ignite Delhi Games Ceremonies

Sundays night’s opening ceremony of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games will culminate with Australian company Howard & Sons Pyrotechnics producing a magnificent pyrotechnics display. Howard & Sons Pyrotechnics have a team of twenty pyrotechnicians and riggers who have been working…

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Magic over Mindil Skyshow

The Northern Territory celebrated the 2010 Territory Day in spectacular style. Howard & Sons Pyrotechnics Northern Territory crew presented the 20 minute ‘Magic over Mindil Skyshow’ from three barges positions of the world famous Mindil Beach, which was filled up…

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2010 Nitro Circus Live

Nitro Circus Live is Unbelievable

The insane Nitro Circus tour has arrived. Nitro Circus is the most spectacular live action sports show ever produced and stars the worlds greatest action sports star Travis Pastrana. Howard & Sons Pyrotechnics are travelling in the Nitro Circus camper…

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