May 2019 Issue #29 May 2019 Issue #29 - Page 195

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the annual firework competition, which brings together competitors from around the world. 6 countries com- pete in the prestigious competition for the chance to win. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the competition, the opening number will kick off with a rendition of the best songs of 1985. The dates for the competition are as follows: Saturday, June 29: opening number by the government of Quebec. Wednesday, July 3: South Korea Saturday, July 6: Italy Wednesday, July 10: Portugal Wednesday, July 17: United States Saturday, July 20: Canada Wednesday, July 24: Australia Saturday, July 27: Finale des Étoiles du Casino de Montréal. Loto Québec says that “since its inception in 1985, L’International des Feux Loto-Québec has become one of the most beloved jewels of Montreal and the envy of the entire world. Drawing more than three million viewers year after year, the event has launched 305 fireworks displays, hosted 99 pyrotechnical firms from 29 countries, and has elicited over 100 million “oohs and “ahhs.” You can reserve seating at La Ronde’s website. I am so excited for these fireworks! I can’t wait to check them out . 195