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Fourth of July Fireworks!

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

One of the things which I enjoy is the annual July 4th fireworks display in Boston.  Below are some interesting links and video which show the behind the scenes activities, and some related stories/info.

  • The rhythm of the rockets – A master pyrotechnician synchronizes the dazzling fireworks with music for Boston’s 2011 Fourth of July celebration on the Esplanade.
  • The official website for the Boston Fourth of July celebration on the Esplanade
  • 2009 WSJ article re: NYC’s fireworks behind the scenes activities
  • A Bulgarian blogger experiences the 2010 Boston fireworks as the best in the world
  • An interesting July 4th story / parable (and more links)
  • Below video shows an interesting 2009 tour of the Boston fireworks barge.  (If the video is not visible, refresh your browser view, and/or click here. Adobe Flash is required to play the video.  Can also try this link, which requires free registration.)