Kuwait – National Day 2016

Fireworks spectacular on Kuwait Towers and  the Bay to mark the 55th National Day of Kuwait, the 25th Anniversay of Liberation  and the 10th Anniversary of HH the Amir’s ascension to power

Design of the fireworks : Christophe Berthonneau

Production & execution of the fireworks : Groupe F

Event produced by Laser System Europe

Dubai – New Year’s Eve – Since 2006

Since 2006. Wide fireworks display on the sea from 3 barges visible from the hotels of Jumeirah Group.

Design: François Montel

Production – execution: Groupe F

Event produced by Jumerirah Beach Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab LLC

Marseille – Official launch of the Cultural Year MP2013

Fireworks in several emblematic places of the city of Marseille for the launch of Marseille-Provence European Capital of Culture.

Bordeaux – Inauguration of the lift-bridge – 2013

Inauguration of the Jacques Chaban-Delmas lift-bridge.

Design, project manager: Jonas Bidault

Event produced by: Communauté Urbaine de Bordeaux

Kuwait Independence and Liberation Days

Monumental fireworks display on Kuwait Towers and in the Bay.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau Project

Director: Jonas Bidault Production – execution: Groupe F In collaboration with LSE

Event produced by Lajeen Group

Doha Asian Cup Opening ceremony

Fireworks on Aspire Tower, Khalifa Stadium and several other sites in the city. Groupe F also realised the fireworks display for the closing ceremony of Asian Cup 2011.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Project Director: Nicolas Mousquès Production – execution: Groupe F

Event produced by Auditoire and AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2011

Wallers-Arenberg – Celebrating stage of the Tour de France

Monumental pyrotechnic choreography to celebrate the Tour de France.

Concept: Eric Travers Production & execution: Groupe F

Event produced by Communauté d’Agglomération de la Porte du Hainaut

Mexico City – Bicentennial of Mexico’s Independence – 2010

Multimedia show for the Bicentennial of Mexico’s Independence.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Project Director: Jonas Bidault

Production – execution: Groupe F In collaboration with Cosmo AV

Event produced by: Instantia Producciones

Istanbul – European Capital of Culture 2010

Fireworks over the Bosphorus for the opening of the cultural year.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Production – execution: Groupe F

Event produced by: Kültur AS

Dubai – Inauguration of Burj Khalifa

Inaugural fireworks display on the highest tower in the world.

Concept : Christophe Berthonneau

Project Director: Cédric Moreau Production – execution: Groupe F

Event produced by Prisme International

Doha – Qatar National Day

Creation of a 5 kilometer ring of fireworks in Doha Bay.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Project Director: Jonas Bidault

Production – execution: Groupe F

Event produced by The State National Day Celebration Organizing Committee

Paris – National Day 2009

Spectacle multimédia sur la tour Eiffel célébrant les 120 ans de la tour le jour de la Fête nationale

Conception : Christophe Berthonneau

Production & realisation : Groupe F

Event produced by : Ville de Paris

Zaragoza – Closing of Expo Agua 2008

Wave of light of 1,4 km long on the banks of the Ebro. Groupe F also directed the opening and closing shows of the Expo Agua 2008.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau Project Director: Jonas Bidault Production – execution : Groupe F Event produced by Expoagua Zaragoza 2008

Doha – Inauguration Museum of Islamic Art

Multimedia show for the inauguration of the Museum of Islamic Art.

Design, production & execution : Groupe F

Event produced by Vinci / Gefyra

Valencia – 32nd America’s Cup Opening

Monumental scenography for the official presentation of the boats participating in the 32nd America’s Cup.

Direction: Christophe Berthonneau

Production – execution : Groupe F Event produced by America’s cup Management

Paris – Closing Rugby World Cup 2007

Pyrotechnic interventions of the closing ceremony of the Rugby World Cup.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Project Directors: Jonas Bidault & Jeff Yelnik

Production – execution : Groupe F Event produced by Auditoire

Turin 2006 – Winter Olympic Games

Pyrotechnic interventions for the opening and closing of the Olympic Winter Games.

Concept, production & execution of the fireworks : Groupe F

Project director: Jonas Bidault Event produced by K2006

Paris – National Day 2005

Fireworks display on the Eiffel Tower

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Project Director: Jonas Bidault

Production & execution: Groupe F

Event produced by the City of Paris

Macao – 5th anniversary of the handover of Macao to the People’s Republic of China

Fireworks display on Macao Tower.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Production manager : Jonas Bidault

Production & execution : Groupe F

Event produced by Shun Tak

Patras – Inauguration of Rion-Antirion Bridge

Huge wave of light illuminated this engeneering structure on a length of 2500 meters.

Concept, production & execution : Groupe F

Event produced by Vinci / Gefyra

Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games

Pyrotechnic interventions for the Opening and Closing of the Olympic Games and the Opening of the Paralympics.

Concept, production & execution of the fireworks: Groupe F

Project director: Jonas Bidault

Event produced by ATHOC

Paris – Eiffel Tower Illumination

Pyrotechnic gesture celebrating the lighting of the new light dress of the Eiffel Tower.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Production & execution: Groupe F

Event produced by: Société nouvelle d’explolitation de la tour Eiffel

Singapore – Esplanade – Theatre on the Bay Grand Opening Day

Creating a light veil to cover and uncover the shell-shaped roof of the buildings.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Production – execution: Groupe F

Event produced by Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay.

Nimes – 50th anniversary of the Feria

Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Feria. 50 flames on the Arena symbolize the 50 candles on a monumental birthday cake.

Concept: François Montel

Production & execution: Groupe F

Event produced by the City of Nimes.

Barcelone – Opening of the year Gaudi

Multimedia show on the Sagrada Familia in tribute to the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi at the 150th anniversary of his birth.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Production & execution: Groupe F

Lighting design: Michel Touitou – Christophe Berthonneau

Event produced by City of Barcelona – Institut de Cultura

Avignon – Official inauguration of TGV Méditerranée

Waves of light on the double viaduct.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Production & execution: Groupe F

Event produced by Auditoire

London – Inauguration of the Millennium Bridge

A ray of light between St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Tate Gallery to inaugurate the suspended bridge for pedestrians.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Production & execution: Groupe F

Event produced by Millennium Bridge Project Office

Paris – National Day 2014

2014 marked the centenary of the 1914-1918 war. The show performed on ​​the Eiffel Tower for Bastille Day was a tribute to the victims of the First World War and a celebration of the values ​​of peace.

Design : Christophe Berthonneau

Project director : Jonas Bidault

 Production & execution: Groupe F

Event produced by: City of Paris

Opening of Marseille Provence European Capital of Culture 2013

For the Festival opening of the European Capital of Culture 2013, Groupe F lit several key sites in the city of Marseille.

Design : Christophe Berthonneau

Project director : Nicolas Mousquès

Event produced by: MP2013

Paris – National Day 2014

2014 marked the centenary of the 1914-1918 war. The show performed on ​​the Eiffel Tower for Bastille Day was a tribute to the victims of the First World War and a celebration of the values ​​of peace.

Design : Christophe Berthonneau

Project director : Jonas Bidault

Event produced by: City of Paris

Bilbao – 700th anniversary of the founding of the city

To celebrate the 700th anniversary of the founding of the city of Bilbao, realization of a wave of light connecting the Guggenheim Foundation to Bilbao Opera.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Project Director: François Montel

Production & execution : Groupe F

Event produced by Espectacles Otello

Paris – Transition to year 2000 on Eiffel Tower

First fireworks show on the Eiffel Tower made by Groupe F for the year 2000. The festivities attracted 1,2 milllion people on the Champs de Mars and on Champs Elysees while four billion viewers watched the show.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau & Yves Pépin

Production: Groupe F & Eca2

Execution: Groupe F

Event produced by: Société nouvelle d’explolitation de la tour Eiffel

Lisbon – Closing of the International Exhibition

Creating a wave of light of 2 km on Tagus River for the Closing of the International Exhibition.

Concept: Christophe Berthonneau

Event produced by O’Acaso