Ignis Brunensis 2010: schedule of fireworks and other events

The 13th annual festival Ignis Brunensis – “the town in the centre of Europe” – will take place between May 21 and June 6.

Every year, it attracts 1,000,000+ spectators and participants, which gives Brno absolutely unique atmosphere.

Ignis Brunensis 2008, photo by Zruda

Ignis Brunensis 2008, photo by Zruda

Here is what you can look forward to:

Fireworks

The shows usually start at 10:30 p.m. and last for 20-30 minutes.

  • Friday, May 21 – Prelude – shopping Mall Olympia – Theatrum Pyroboli (CZE)
  • Saturday, May 22 – Exhibition – Dam reservoir – Flash Barrandov SFX (CZE)
  • Wednesday, May 26 – 1st competitor – Dam reservoir – Noctiluca (GER)
  • Saturday, May 29 – 2nd comptetitor - Dam reservoir – Pyra (SVK)
  • Wednesday, June 2 – 3rd comptetitor – Dam reservoir – Storm Artifices (FR)
  • Friday, June 4 – Grand finale – Denis gardens – Flash Barrandov SFX (CZE)

Other events

  • May 26 – May 30 – Hot air balloons festival
  • Sunday, May 30 – Childrens’ Day
  • June 4 – June 6 – Exhibition of historical trams etc.
  • Sunday, June 6 – Špilberk castle folk feast
  • June 6 – June 10 – Autotec/Autosalon 2010 – international fairs of automobiles at the exhibition ground