The Guinness Book of Records: Biggest Fireworks Display in Norway

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The Norwegian town of Søgne, a small town in south Norway, defeated Dubaiand set a new Guiness World Record for holding the biggest fireworks show ever on November 30, over 15000 people enjoyed its brilliance.

The show starts at 6:06 pm, over 540,000 fireworks (the accurate number is 540,382) was set off during the 20-minute display and exploded in the nightsky of Norwegian, the event was organized by Svea Fyrverkerier, a local business company, and the show was also held to celebrate the annual Christmas Lighting ceremony in Søgne, a giant Norwegian flag was formed by fireworks in the sky, the organizers said that it was even larger than a football field

The old record was set by Dubai last year on its New Year’s Eve celebration night, and they set off 479,651 fireworks in 6 minutes.

Customs seized more than twenty tons of fireworks

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Recently, Ningbo Customs seized a number of illegal fireworks at export freight channels, a total of about 23.7 tons.

According to reports, the goods declared name were “mop”, “trash”, “yoga mat” and so on. Open the container and pour out the goods found in the container on the declaration does not declare these goods, but boxes of fireworks. The inventory of these fireworks include “fireworks stick”, “Cai Lei Wang,” “Charlie’s gun,” the five types of explosive, a total of 23.7 tons. These fireworks in the harbor, is a major safety hazard if accidentally detonated, the consequences could be disastrous.

Currently, these goods have been detained by law and for further processing.

Lewiston Bridge Lighting Ceremony will be Held in this Saturday

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The annual lighting and fireworks ceremony of Lewiston Bridge will be held in Nov.29, and the fireworks will be set off at 5:30 pm above the river.

There will be food and music, and the Santa will appear at the Lewiston Hotel Dance Hall at 3:00 pm and hear wishes from the children, Santa will cross the Old Lewiston Bridge in his sleigh after the fireworks and meet again with children at the Dance Hall.There will be ample food vendors offering everything from chili to baked potatoes, tamales and hot beverages. Craft vendors will fill the Dance Hall and street next to the Lewiston Hotel. The Moose Family Center will be serving tri-tip sandwiches until they run out. Local stores will be open and offering special treats as well. Don’t forget to stop in at the Old Lewiston Schoolhouse Library for treats and Christmas cheer.

The organizers suggest that people do not bring their dogs, because the fireworks booms will frighten them and damage their hearing.

Titanic Museum will Hold Big Thanksgiving Fireworks Display


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Titanic Museum will Hold Big Thanksgiving Fireworks Display

The Titanic Museum Attraction will hold a spectacular fireworks show in the evening of Thanksgiving Day, the event will kick off at 7:00PM.

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The show will be held outside of the museum, this will be the third annual event, enchanting snow will falling from the bow of the huge ship, and over thousands of people was looking forward to watch the once-a-year event, there will be 1500 holiday lights, fantasy princess and fireworks! Bring your family and camera

Fireworks cause a fire

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Fireworks display for Birthday, as a result, even small fireworks causing a fire. November 22rd evening, the qinlan town of Tianchang city, a family suddenly caught fire, after hearing, qinlan police station and fire brigade immediately went to fight the blaze.

 

On the scene, I saw a room on the third floor houses the smoke billowing flames, the fire sparkers was moving from inside to outside! Police and firefighters regardless of smoked roasted, adventure rushed on the third floor, near the fighting, the master of the house Mr Zhan with his  neighbors bought tools to help fight the blaze, and eventually extinguish the fire.

 

This building is a four-storey building housing residents, the house just renovated, Mr Zhan’s son is ready to get married, and this house is for his son to live after get married, they did not expect a fire happened. After investigation, the residents Joe lives in the back of Mr Zhan home, the same day, Joe held a party for the elderly 90-year-old birthday, accidentally cause a fire when the fireworks display. Later, Joe initiative to Mr Zhan apology, expressed their willingness to take responsibility. After coordination, the two sides agreed to a compensation of 40,000 yuan for the loss

Small fireworks will become legal in New York!

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The New York government will pass a law that will make some fireworks legal in the city and people can set off fireworks such as sparklers, party poppers and trick noisemakers during specific period of the year.

But people will probably not able to celebrate the 2015 New Year holiday with fireworks, since the law will officially go into effect 30 days after the sign, so no body can sell fireworks inside New York city unless the government give permits to the sellers.

The new law redefined differences between dangerous fireworks and the novelty ones, the sellers still need to get a licence to sell fireworks, otherwise it will still be illegal, the new state law also increased penalties for illegally selling or using fireworks compared with the old law.

China Hold Impressive Fireworks for APEC Meeting

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On the night of November 10, a spectacular fireworks show was arranged in Beijing Olympic Park, it was a welcome show for the economic leaders, huge fireworks exploded above the Water Cube and the Bird’s Nest, and the leaders enjoyed the big display in advance of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit.

The leaders were driven to the brilliantly lit up water cube in chauffeured Red Flag limousines—with the exception of Obama, who was driven in his armored Cadillac—and were then treated to a lavish banquet. Observers, however, could easily be forgiven for having believed that they were observing a Star-Trek convention, given the futuristic outfits that were worn by the leaders.

Fireworks classification

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On 23rd morning, the reporter from Runan County Safety Supervision Bureau, Public Security Bureau, supply and marketing cooperatives exclusively learned: the county to take away a large dens of illegal storage of fireworks. “Dens next to the road, store up to hundreds of millions of loud fireworks! More frightening is actually illegal storage dens in Class A fireworks scared of law enforcement officers in a cold sweat ……”

A shell, also known as A-level grade fireworks, in accordance with national standards, fireworks is divided into four levels, the risk in the order of A, B, C, D. Diameter of 72 mm or more are part of A-level fireworks. A grade fireworks cannot be sold in the market.

A grade fireworks because of too much power, do not allow unauthorized discharge of folk, 2012, Gao Hua village of Ningxiang quicksand town, a pseudonym call Shi Yuncheng, on his son’s wedding day, when a relative discharge of A-level fireworks, he wounded his head by huge power fireworks, died instantly.

Fireworks classification:

Class A: adapted to discharge from the discharge of professional staff, in the discharge of the product under certain conditions.

Class B: adapt to large open space discharge of outdoor products, follow the instructions when discharge, the product and its trajectory person or property of more than 25 meters should not be harmed.

Class C: suitable for outdoor open space opposite the discharge of product, follow the instructions when discharge, the product and its trajectory person or property of more than 25 meters should not be harmed.

Class D: Adaptation to close the discharge when the discharge in accordance with instructions when discharge, the product and its trajectory person or property of more than 1 meters should not be harmed.

Class A shell can destroy half city

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Farmers possession of a Class A shell, sounds like the equivalent of 88 artillery grenades deterrent. Once accidentally explode, it could turned the entire village into ashes. Recently Zhumadian take away a large dens of illegal storage of fireworks even have a grade shell, which also stunned law enforcement officers. It is reported, a sound like a cannon shell level, the equivalent of 88 grenades deterrence. According to law enforcement officials Runan County, said early in the morning on the 20th received a report, said, “someone “test” fireworks at Wuli temple there, the sounds of fireworks shook people’ ears buzzing ringing!”

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In accordance with national standards, fireworks is divided into four levels, the risk in the order of A, B, C, D. All fireworks products listed on the packaging will be clearly marked A, B, C, D grades. A level adapted to discharge fireworks set off by a professional staff, the discharge of the product under certain conditions

According to relevant regulations, personal fireworks when, in variety, prohibit the discharge of shell and other risk rating for A-grade fireworks, prohibit the discharge of small fireworks, friction, smoke-class and monocular diameter greater than 30 mm, single dose greater than 25 grams, total drug combination is greater than the inner cylinder type 1200 grams of fireworks.

Shell and other A-class products and small fireworks, friction, smoke-class, inner tube-type combination of fireworks and other products, as well as soil rockets, grenades soil, land mine and other counterfeit, contraband goods, individuals must not buy, but cannot discharge these product loading dose and drug ratio and other serious overweight, often lead to injury.

Fireworks become environment’s “killer”

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Festivals, weddings set off firecrackers is a traditional custom. However, in contrast the atmosphere of fireworks, but also seriously polluted the air. It is understood that the fireworks will produce a variety of harmful substances, including heavy metal sulfide, nitrogen oxides, smoke, etc., as well as zinc, lead, iron, barium, etc. particles, which are forming a haze culprit.

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In the fog and haze frequent today, environmental protection is imminent. Introduction of new regulations, unprecedented efforts to restrict fireworks, fireworks ban …… but really is not just rely on a paper implementing the law, but in need of social forces, strengthen law enforcement on the one hand, regulators in place, the most important thing is to be cultivate environmental awareness of the whole society, and only low-carbon awareness deeply rooted, in order to form long-term mechanism to reduce pollution, make the environment more beautiful