Here's what the Celebration of Light fireworks look like from a helicopter (VIDEO)

Jul 31 2017, 5:04 pm

While what seemed like the entirety of Vancouver came out to crowd the city’s beaches and rooftop patios, a few lucky firework viewers were free from fighting for every inch of sandy real-estate—they instead had a sky-high view.

Stu Hunter was among a the passengers of a helicopter on Saturday night, where he experienced Japan’s Celebration of Light performance from on high.

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Aerial shot over downtown Vancouver on July 29 before the Celebration of Light Fireworks (Stu Hunter)

Luckily enough for the rest of us, Hunter captured the event on a live Facebook video.

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Hunter found a place on the flight via the Plaid for Dad campaign by Prostate Cancer Canada, an organization raising funds for prostate cancer research. Hunter was joined by Will and Grace‘s Eric McCormack, the National Ambassador for Prostate Cancer Canada.

“Such an amazing cause and wow, I can’t describe the experience. Blew me away,” Hunter wrote to Daily Hive.

Check out the video below to see what Japan’s Celebration of Light display looked like from up above.

Daily Hive is a Proud Media Partner of the 2017 Honda Celebration of Light