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The Philippine International Hot-Air Balloon Fiesta was first organized in 1994 in an effort to help spur the local economy of Central Luzon with the stated objective of making hot air ballooning a ...

The Philippine International Hot-Air Balloon Fiesta was first organized in 1994 in an effort to help spur the local economy of Central Luzon with the stated objective of making hot air ballooning a common aviation sport in the Philippines and promoting the country as a premier sport-aviation and tourist destination in Asia.

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  • Submitted by : WILSON TOM wilsontom.blogspot.com
    • Fiesta happens every 2nd week of February.
    • Omni Aviation Complex in Clark Field, Angeles City, Pampanga.
    • This three day hot air balloon event is the biggest aviation sports event in the country.
    • Every year thousands of people from across the globe unite to experience this one festival that happens to be one of the biggest aviation festivals in Asia where you can see dozens of different air attractions.
    The International Hot-Air Balloon Festival of Philippine
  • The Philippine International Hot-Air Balloon Fiesta was first organized in 1994 in an effort to help spur the local economy of Central Luzon with the stated objective of making hot air ballooning a common aviation sport in the Philippines and promoting the country as a premier sport-aviation and tourist destination in Asia. The Fiesta was pioneered by the Department of Tourism Secretary Mina Gabor along with Korean businessman and hot-air balloon pilot, Mr. Sung Kee Paik and British Airways General Manager, Mr. John Emery, and German aviation enthusiast Max Motschmann. HISTORY
  • The start of the Philippine International Hot-Air Balloon Fiesta is always symbolized by a flying Filipino flag that is being jumped through by a skydiver while the Philippine national anthem is playing in the open ceremony. This years festival was held from 11 feb- 13 feb
    • Hot-air balloon rides, aircraft displays, sky diving displays, flag jumps, micro light and rocketry demonstrations, remote-control airplane and helicopter flying exhibitions, freestyle aerobatics, precision maneuvers, light airplane balloon bursting, ultra-light flying formation and bomb dropping, kite-making and choreographed kite-flying, hi-start launch gliding, pylon racing, banner towing, aero-modeling symposium and races between ultra lights and motorcycles.
    There were around 200 hot air balloons and more than 1 lakh visitors, 500 participants for other events. several food outlets are set inside the event area to offer people with different local and international foodstuffs. wilsontom.blogspot.com
  • THANK YOU For adventurous travel blog please visit http://wilsontom.blogspot.com/