17 September 2013 – The Philippines, represented by Dragon Fireworks, Inc. won the 2013 edition of the Pyronale Fireworks World Championships at the Berlin Olympic Stadium on September 07.
The gold medal winning effort, entitled “Philippines-Here Comes the Dragon,” won plaudits from the thousands present, who also gave the audience award for the evening.
The Philippine team’s choreographed performance included songs from Angeleines Quinto (“Piliin mo ang Pilipinas”), Carol Banawa (“Tanging Yaman”), and the Tinikling folk dance. Remarkably, the performance was designed by Mr. Vander Tenedero, a 20-year old business student.
Prior to their performance, the team led by Mr. Jovenson Ong and Don Miguel Villarosa, paid a courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador to Germany Maria Cleofe R. Natividad at the Philippine Embassy in Berlin. Ambassador Natividad welcomed the initiative and entrepreneurial spirit of Dragon Fireworks, which has the ambitious goal of entering the European market.
The Dragon Fireworks Inc. team was composed of the following:
a. Mr. Jovenson Ong, Managing Director of Dragon Fireworks, Inc;
b. Mr. Hans Emerson Ong, Technical Director of Dragon Fireworks, Inc;
c. Mr. Vander Tenedero, Designer of Show;
d. Mr. Don Miguel Villarosa, Designer of Show;
e. Mr. John Oliver Zeng, Chief Pyrotechnician; and
f. Mr. Joseph Veloso, Lead Pyrotechnician
Since 1992, Dragon Fireworks has established itself as the Philippines’ trusted name in providing world class pyrotechnics. With an unyielding commitment to product excellence, quality beyond the highest standards and uncompromising safety for the Filipino consumers. Dragon Fireworks has grown to become the largest fireworks manufacturer, wholesales, and retailer of professional display and consumer fireworks, as well as the only ISO 9001:2008 certified fireworks manufacturer in ASEAN. END