A rock cannon (known as ‘carreg cannan’ in Welsh) is an 18th-century firework tradition from Wales that is mostly forgotten today. Rock cannons were popular at any major festivity at the time, but the tradition was abandoned in the 20th century. A rock cannon is a rock bored with holes and tracks. The tracks were loaded with black powder and then ignited, which created a path of fire and explosions. Does this sound like fun? Then watch this cool video that tries to recreate this old Welsh tradition.


Guys Recreated An Old Fireworks Tradition Of Wales

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