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GlobalFest is an annual cultural celebration in Calgary that held in every August since 2003. The festival consists of International Fireworks Festival, Oneworld Festival, Human Rights Forum, Youth Forum and Night Market. Thousands of people come to Elliston Park in Southeast Calgary to visit cultural pavilions, enjoy ethnic food, entertainments and the most important part – fireworks.

This year, five countries will present fireworks designed by their pyro musical artists. The schedule is:

Thursday, August 20 China
Saturday, August 22 Philippines
Tuesday, August 25 Spain
Thursday, August 27 USA
Saturday, August 29 Finale (Canada)

Tickets are available at all London Drugs stores in Alberta. You can pay for Advance Rate if you purchase the General Admission before August 1st.

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Photography courtesy of Eric Chu.