Eight teams compete against each other with a 9-minute firework display, including 3 pyrosets choreographed to music.
Four countries perform on Saturday, other four countries perform on Sunday. Referees award 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Since 2017 teams are able to get audience award.
Referees evaluate composition integrity, synchrony of shots and background music, tempo-rhythm, pyrotechnic know-how, compliance of the show with the designated technical specifications (timing and caliber shells).