The Mesmerizing Sky Ladder Is One Of The Coolest Fireworks You’ll Ever See

I’m going to go out on a limb and say you’ve probably never seen a firework like this before…. right?! It’s called the Sky Ladder, a pyrotechnic artwork created by artist Cai Guo­-Qiang. A giant balloon pulled a 1,600 foot ladder coated with burning fuses and gold fireworks up into the night sky at Huiyu Island Harbour, Quanzhou, China.


Guo­-Qiang has been developing the idea of a burning ladder every since he was a child… 21 years later and his dream finally came true. Once the firework was lit it lasted roughly 2 minutes and 30 seconds, leaving behind a fiery ladder that looked to be reaching into the heavens.



Here’s the balloon that was used


The video is really cool

Pretty awesome huh?! Let us know what you think and make sure to give this a share on Facebook before you go. (h/t Colossal) (photos by Lin Yi and Wen-You Cai)