Thursday, June 6, 2024

11th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition returns with a bang to SM Mall of Asia

After a four-year hiatus, the Philippines erupts in color once more. The highly anticipated 11th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition (PIPC) triumphantly returned to SM Mall of Asia (MOA) by the BAY, kicking off with a breathtaking opening night on May 11, 2024. Reclaiming its crown as the grandest spectacle of its kind in the country, PIPC promises a show-stopping performance with an astounding display of symphonic fireworks.

The long wait is over as the 11th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition returns in all its glory to SM by the BAY.

The opening night of the 11th PIPC, the longest-running pyromusical event in the Philippines, treated attendees to a global journey of unparalleled pyrotechnic brilliance and musical harmony. But that's just the beginning. The entire competition promises to be an awe-inspiring and spellbinding show for all.

(L-R): SM Mall of Asia Senior Assistant Vice President Perkin So, SM Supermalls’ President Steven Tan, Platinum Fireworks President Joel Sta. Ana, Pasay City Mayor Imelda Calixto-Rubio, and Skyglitters Enterprise owner Jonathan Sta. Ana during the opening exhibition of the 11th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition.

The 11th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition judges (L-R): Philippine Pyro Enthusiasts Association (PPEA) Co-Administrator Joemarie Agustin, Philippine Pyrotechnics Manufacturers and Dealers Association President Lea Alapide, Department of Tourism – National Capital Region (DOT-NCR) Regional Director Sharlene Zabala-Batin, Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Police General Rommel Francisco Marbil, Dean Cid, and Pasay City Chief of Staff Chief Peter Eric Pardo

Eight countries, including the Netherlands, South Korea, Australia, Belgium, Germany, Portugal, China, and the United Kingdom, will battle it out, and are set to showcase their unique styles at the competition.

Under the iconic glow of SM by the BAY, audiences embark on a breathtaking international voyage of pyrotechnic symphony of light and sound.

Prepare for a spectacle of energy and incredible displays, an enthralling experience for all.

Attendees have been treated to a kaleidoscope of creative expression, with two different countries taking center stage each week. The Philippines, as the host country, set the stage for this global competition. While they won't be competing this year, their long history of pyrotechnic excellence is undeniable. From the Netherlands' mesmerizingly choreographed displays to South Korea's explosive energy and Australia's elegantly precise fireworks, each nation captivated audiences with their unique pyrotechnic artistry. Belgium's display is known for its intricate storytelling elements, while Germany wowed audiences with their technical mastery and synchronized effects.

A family gathers together, mesmerized by the exciting colors of the pyromusical.

A family creates lasting memories at the pyromusical.

The 11th PIPC's electrifying return promises to ignite imaginations and leave audiences breathless, solidifying its place as a world-class spectacle of theatrical fireworks display. SM MOA, the heart of this extraordinary event, provides the perfect backdrop for these incredible exhibitions that have mesmerized many.

A breathtaking spectacle unfolds as the pyromusical explodes with colorful hues against the night.

Catch the next Pyro on June 8, Saturday, at 7:30 PM with the United Kingdom and the Philippines. Ticket prices include Silver at P250, Gold at P600, VIP at P1,000, and Patron at P3,000. Secure your tickets now at SM Tickets:

A sea of people gathers under the iconic SM by the BAY for the pyromusical extravaganza.

Enjoy a delicious meal and a front-row seat to the pyromusical competition at participating restaurants in SM MOA, SM by the BAY, and S Maison, all with stunning bay views.

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