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The 12 fireworks of Christmas

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It’s nearly Christmas, which means a couple of weeks of well-earned rest, delicious food and time with family and friends. However, for many lucky people, Christmas also means fireworks!

This time of year is a very special one, marked by parties and all sorts of other celebrations. What better way to celebrate Christmas than with a festive firework display? It’s the perfect way to round off a house party or even an office Christmas party.

A quick guide to the most popular fireworks effects

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We’ve all been to fireworks displays, and some people may even be able to popular identify types of fireworks like rockets, Catherine wheels and roman candles. However, not many people can give the right names to the many different fireworks effects you’ll marvel at during a typical display, but they do have names!

5 fireworks myths and misconceptions busted

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We all see at least one fireworks display every year – namely, on bonfire night – but it’s surprising how many misconceptions are flying around about fireworks. Whether you’re planning a display or watching one, here are 5 of the most commonly-believed myths busted:

U.S gears up for 4th July fireworks displays

Firework display with red, white and blue fireworks

The 4th July, Independence Day, may be a holiday only really celebrated in the United States, but people all over the world can definitely enjoy the celebrations, which tend to be the biggest and most extravagant on the planet.

Independence Day in the U.S. is all about fireworks, and the bigger the better. Each year, cities across the country compete to outdo each other with even more impressive fireworks displays, and 2014 is set to be no different.

Hannover International Firework Competition – Did the hard work pay off!

Fireworks at the Hannover International Firework Competition

With 1.25 tones of fireworks, and a crew of 16 eager-to-play pyro-enthusiasts, we finally arrived at the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen, Hannover, Germany.

We couldn’t of asked for a better weekend, the weather was perfect making it the ideal backdrop for our display later that day, and without us knowing we had arrived on ‘British Week’. Things were definitely working in our favor!