Impressive laser shows at 13th event of Flammende Sterne in Ostfildern – that event for professional pyro companies

And once again, the night sky over Ostfildern has shined and sparkled without comparison.
Literally it has burned at the 13th International Fireworks Festival Flammende Sterne from 21th – 23th August 2015. A perfect weekend for families and friends with lot of entertainment for kids and grown-ups. The popular event takes place each year in summer time. Then thousands of visitors from near and far come to see the spectacular in the Scharnhauser Park in Ostfildern, near Stuttgart.

It has the charm of a fair. An idyllic park where you just have to ride the Ferris wheel, or go up in the air with hot-air balloons. They offer a children’s program included handicrafts and painting promises variety and the experience to fly like Tarzan through the sky with the flying rig.
But that was no not enough. You could also find various live bands, giant soap bubbles, dance performances, a market with various arts and crafts, accessories – souvenirs – and clothes stands, fire variety and even thrilling motorcycle stunts inside the park. Glowing balloons, various lanterns and lights created an impressive atmosphere at nightfall.
But the real attraction on these three days were the firework shows.
At this international Fireworks competition, professional pyro technicians from three different nations take part every year. To avoid disadvantages in the run-up, every nation has the same high budget, which they can use for the fireworks material.
Of course, the fireworks companies can decide free about the concept of the pyro spectacle, the music and the firework effects.

This year the participants has been really different.
Italy, the Philippines and Brazil are not only different nations, they come from different continents and have their unique mentality and fiery temper.
So, it was clear even before the event started, that the numerous visitors can enjoy a special and very varied weekend. On 21 August 2015 the family Panzera from Italy preluded. They have opened the competition under the motto „Opera non stop“.
On Saturday night the Philippine Fireworks professionals „Dragon Fireworks“ inspired with their pyro show „It´s time…a sky full of stars“.
Last but not least, on Sunday night the Brazilian pyro technicians shot fantastic firework effects in the night sky to the show title “Brazilian mood”.

But before the each single firework started, intense color laser shows brought the audience in a proper mood. LPS-Lasersysteme from Ofterdingen, Germany was again responsible for the staging of the laser show. Already in the past few years the laser shows of LPS were considered as success and as an excellent opening entertainment before the fireworks.
LPS created especially for Flammende Sterne 2015 totally new laser shows. Six beam shows have been programmed to various music titles – like the years before – with the well-known laser show software LPS-RealTIME Pro. It is developed by LPS’ German engineers and popular with professional laser and lighting designers.
Each of the three evenings LPS impressed with two different laser shows before each fireworks.
Therefore one LPS-StarLite laser show system with an optical bench for simultaneous output of individual laser beams, as well as six LPS-Bax laser projectors were used to create a breathtaking laser scenery.
Furthermore, eighteen wind and smoke machines were used for best fog conditions.
As fog breaks light, laser beams and thus beam shows are more visible for the human eye. Therefore it should not be missed at professional laser and light shows.

The final review and evaluation by the jury of experts, as well as the applause of visitors, who was also of great importance for the final result left quickly realize which places achieved the professional pyro technicians for themselves and their country.
The Philippines won confidently and fairly the fireworks competition.
Brazil was placed second and Italy third.

Martina Ruff
Marketing Director
Haidschwärze 18
72131 Ofterdingen
Tel: 07473/271177
Website: LPS Lasersysteme + Lasershow, Lasershows

Laser show in Ostfildern, Germany, at Flammende Sterne 2014

Giant laser shows and impressive fireworks have literally set the sky above Ostfildern, Stuttgart, Germany on fire – 60,000 enthusiastic visitors were this year present at the success event “Flammende Sterne 2014”.
The international firework festival ”Flammende Sterne“ in Ostfildern is a great and very popular event, which is already known far beyond the borders of Stuttgart. The event with goose bumps guarantee is taking place annually over a whole weekend in August. International specialists of pyrotechnics stage on each evening a breathtaking firework show to determine who is the best of the participants.
This year from 15th – 17th August 2014 the night sky over Ostfildern has already become the 12th time to an incredible and exciting scenery.So the professional pyrotechnicians offered at this year’s competition for the first place of “Flammende Sterne” truly incredible moments. As usual, there was for every single nation a night where it could take the visitors at 10:15 p.m. in a colorful paradise with exciting music fireworks.
Dubai, Costa Rica and Germany took place for the fireworks competition 2014. With an oriental show the participant Pains Fireworks LLS Dubai from the United Arabic Emirates started on Friday evening with the motto “An Arabian Adventure”. As the first participating country from the Arab Nations, the company proved its talent for thrilling pyrotechnics. The second show on Saturday made the South Americans from Costa Rica. Considered as “old hand“ of the industry, the family firm proved itself with over 120 years’ experience as highly professional. Their show entitled “Pura Vida!“ has probably offered almost all facets by the prepared music choice. From romantic to pop up to rock, there was a great music hit for all music tastes. Also the synchrony between firework and sound was a delight for the hearing and vision of the many visitors. On the last evening of the firework festival “Flammende Sterne 2014” the company Innovative Pyrotechnik GmbH was representative for Germany. With experience of several decades, the German company offered an incredibly impressive firework show with the motto “Unique Pyro Romance”. With their charming presentation, probably almost every heart of the spectators is melted. They proved that even under the theme “Romance” a truly rocky and very harmonious firework show can be presented. The song „Engel“ by the German rock band Rammstein rounded off the very elaborate pyro show with a twist and the company Innovative Pyrotechnik GmbH scored with their giant firework the deserved first place. With its harmonious show Costa Rica took the second place and Dubai was on the third place.
However, before each of this spectacle has started, a colorful laser show was presented. This fiery countdown sould have been get the visitors in a proper mood for the firework. Already the third year in a row, the company LPS-Lasersysteme from Ofterdingen, Germany, enjoyed the trust of the responsible to get the visitors with a music laser show as opening in a great mood. So the following firework was already expected with happy and sparkling eyes. With seven high-end laser show systems, including a LPS-StarLite RGB with double scanning as well as six LPS-Bax projectors, LPS put the heat on the thousands of guests on each three evenings at 22:00 p.m. with a total laser power of about 150 W. LPS presented for the first time four new beam shows during an event. The laser shows with the titles “The Unforgiven“, “Faster”, “Everdream”, and ”Eyes of a Stranger” had a truly amazing effect at the audience.

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