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Honda Celebration of Light: South Africa, Sweden and South Korea to light up the sky

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WATCH: The three teams competing in the 2018 Honda Celebration of Light have been revealed – Apr 10, 2018

The Honda Celebration of Light is back for its 28th year with a new line up of competitors and a twist.

The three competing teams for 2018 are South Africa, Sweden and South Korea. As for the twist, this is the first time all three teams will have to incorporate the same theme into their showcase.

The theme? Love.

Minister of Tourism, Arts, and Culture Lisa Beare said in a press release that this event generates economic activity for the local economy and supports Vancouver’s Tourism sector.

“People from all over come to Vancouver every summer for this spectacular festival,” she said.

READ MORE: Celebration of Light organizers says the number of washroom facilities always a concern

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You can catch “Fireworks for Africa” representing South Africa at 10 p.m. on July 28, followed by “Unique Pyrotechnic” for Sweden on August 1s and “Daehan Fireworks Co.” representing South Korea on August 4t at English Bay.

Watch now: Tonight is the first night of the Honda Celebration of Light 2017

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Tonight is the first night of the Honda Celebration of Light – Jul 29, 2017

Last year Team Japan took home the winning title against Team U.K. and Team Canada.

The winning team for the 2018 the Honda Celebration of Light will be announced August 7.

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