Pyrotechnic Art Festival, Feb 2009

International Festival of Pyrotechnic Art. A week-long festival of whizz-bangs. Five teams compete for the coveted Best Pyrotechnics prize and they’ll be pulling out all the stops to dazzle the jury and punters alike. First held in 2003, the festival attracts huge crowds each year for the stunning fireworks exploding over Courchevel. In 2009, the festival’s theme is Summit. Teams from France, Belgium, Italy, Austria and Poland compete. Free to watch daily from 6.30pm.