Canada Day is coming up and people all over Canada are going to celebrate the birth of our great country by blasting fireworks in the air. Here are some interesting facts and a safety guide to ensure that you have a safe, fun filled Canada Day.
1. Fire works were first discovered in China. Dating all the way to the 7th Century which is more than 2000 years ago. China is the largest manufacturer and exporter for fireworks.
2. Dreaming about fireworks means that you like to be the centre of attention and are showing off to others. It also symbolizes enthusiasm and exhilaration.
3. At first fireworks were only orange and white. In the Middle Ages new colours were achieved by adding different salts. The hardest colour to create is blue.
4. The largest firework rocket is 13kg and was produced and launched in Portugal in 2010
5. The fireworks were used to accompany many festivities, scare off evil spirits and promote prosperity.