PH bags gold in world fireworks championships

Posted at 09/17/13 8:02 PM

MANILA - The Philippines, represented by Dragon Fireworks, Inc., bagged the 2013 edition of the Pyronale Fireworks World Championships at the Berlin Olympic Stadium last September 7.

The gold medal winning effort, entitled "Philippines-Here Comes the Dragon," was applauded by thousands who watched the event. The Philippine entry also received the audience award for the evening.

The Philippine team's choreographed performance included songs from Angeline Quinto ("Piliin mo ang Pilipinas"), Carol Banawa ("Tanging Yaman"), and the Tinikling folk dance.

The performance was designed by Vander Tenedero, a 20-year-old business student.

Before the event, the team led paid a courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador to Germany Maria Cleofe Natividad in Berlin.

The Dragon Fireworks Inc. team was composed:

Jovenson Ong, Managing Director of Dragon Fireworks, Inc;
Hans Emerson Ong, Technical Director of Dragon Fireworks, Inc;
Vander Tenedero, Designer of Show;
John Oliver Zeng, Chief Pyrotechnician; and
Jose Veloso, Lead Pyrotechnician

Since 1992, Dragon Fireworks has established itself as the Philippines' trusted name in providing world class pyrotechnics.

Dragon Fireworks has grown to become the largest fireworks manufacturer, wholesales, and retailer of professional display and consumer fireworks, as well as the only ISO 9001:2008 certified fireworks manufacturer in ASEAN.