News posts from 2008

Istanbul Blaze of Glory
Thursday, October 30th, 2008

“Thousands of Istanbulites commemorated the Turkish Republic’s foundation in a blaze of glory” Today’s Zaman. For the second consecutive year Foti have wowed the nation of Turkey during annual National Day Celebrations in Istanbul with a massive fireworks spectacular performed on the historic Bosphorous strait. Telecast live throughout the country and internationally, the display was Read more…

Foti Fires Up NRL
Monday, October 6th, 2008

Foti provided the explosive accompaniment to this year’s NRL Grand Final pre-match entertainment with a uniquely crafted daytime display featuring flames and specially made daytime pyrotechnics.   The entertainment challenges for Foti included creating smoke simulators for 80 barbeques as well as synchronizing flame launchers and pyrotechnics to the live performance of band ‘The Living End’. Read more…

Brisbane Turned On By Riverfire Spectacular
Sunday, August 31st, 2008

CHEERS, gasps and screams of excitement filled the air as Brisbane’s spectacular Riverfire lit up the sky in one of the best displays to date” The Courier Mail. Anooska Tucker-Evans. August 31, 2008 It’s been called the greatest ever Pyrotechnics Show seen in Brisbane as Foti International Fireworks produced a grand spectacle of colour and Read more…

Foti Celebrates the Coronation of a King
Friday, August 1st, 2008

It’s not every day you are asked to produce a fireworks for a Coronation of a King. But Foti International Fireworks has just done that for the coronation celebrations of HM King George Tupou V which took place on August 1 2008 in the Tongan capital Nuku’alofa. Two 15 minute spectaculars were launched from the Read more…

The Heavens Explode in Colour for WYD 2008
Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Foti International Fireworks has delivered a typical Sydney pyrotechnics spectacle as part of the World Youth DayCelebrations. The 5 minute fireworks spectacular was the finale of the Welcome Concert Barrangaroo, which featured headline acts such Guy Sebastain and Paulini. The show was digitally launched from three barge sites as well as incorporating Foti Australian-made close Read more…

Sydney Ushers in 2008
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

Excerpt from The Daily Telegraph editorial, Sydney, 01 January 2008 “Sydney takes its fun seriously. This is a feature, not a flaw. It is a matter of annual wonder that so many are prepared to endure unavoidable traffic and public transport difficulties for the sheer joy of experiencing the New Year’s Eve festivities in the Read more…

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