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21.08-22.08.2020 Berlin/Maifeld

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Important notice for visitors!

For security reasons, large bags and backpacks (max. DIN A4 (21 x 29.7 cm)) are not allowed. Food and drinks, chairs, tripods, prams and selfiesticks are also not permitted due to official requirements! We recommend travelling by public transport, as the number of parking spaces is limited. We ask for your understanding. More information can be found in the FAQs.



JURY of Pyronale 2019


Chairman overall jury & patron

Andreas Geisel, Senator of the Inerior and Sport of the City Berlin


creative jury

Chairman: Rudolf Schenker, founder and guitarist of the Scorpions

Roland Kaiser, pop singer and entertainer

Gerhard Wilhelm, managing director – Spielbank Berlin

Christine Richter, chief editor – Berliner Morgenpost GmbH

Arno Müller, chief moderator – 104.6 RTL

Jochen Trus, chief moderator – 105´5 Spreeradio

Stefan Kobus, chief editor – BurdaLife, SUPERillu Verlag

Gunnar Schupelius, chief columnist BILD/B.Z. – Axel Springer Verlag

Frauke Bank, head of corporate communication/press officer – Wall GmbH

Guido Herrmann, procurator & administrative director – Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin

Alexander Seidel, branch manager – Renault Retail Group Deutschland GmbH

Timo Rohwedder, managing director – Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH

Hans-Peter Wodarz, experience gastronomer – „Enten-Tainer“

Dursun Yigit, managing director –

Daniel Wall, intrepreneur and investor

Peter Hauptvogel, media consultant and managing director – PPH Pressebüro GmbH


expert jury

Chairman: Dr. Dietrich Eckhardt, former head of division II.3 explosives (retired) – BAM

Enrico Hadrich, owner – Art of Pyrotech

Torsten Sauer, Key-Account Großfeuerwerk – Weco Feuerwerk GmbH

Markus Katterle, managing director – Flash Art Special Effects & Show Design GmbH

Peter von Löbbecke, co-initiator of the Pyronale – former managing director Olympiastadion Berlin

Dirk Cegiel, head of chemistry & pyrotechnics – Rheinmetall


Leadership of the  jury's overall evaluation

Knut Rebholz, attorney at law – Mönning Feser Partner Rechtsanwälte


Subject to changes!