Int’l balloon festival opens in Binh Thuan

Int’l balloon festival opens in Binh Thuan - ảnh 1

(VOV) - The first International Hot Air Balloon Festival (VIHABF 2012) opened in the southern Binh Thuan province on August 31. Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan was among the attendees.

The event attracted nearly 60 pilots and aerial experts from 12 countries, including the US, the Netherlands, the UK and France.

21 balloons of different shapes and sizes will fly up to 100m-200m above the round in a radius of 25km.

Other activities include hang-gliding, aircraft and traditional kite demonstrations and performances as well as a marine tourism trade fair having a total of 150 stands.