Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Interesting balloon events around the world


The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

This awesome fiesta has been a part of Albuquerque traditions since 1972. Throughout the years, participants grew from mere 30 to hundreds of international participants. 
Read up more on the details of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta
Interesting fact:
Do you know that Ballooning is actually the worlds oldest aviation sport?
http://raredelights.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Albuquerque-Balloon-Festival-10.jpg

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World Balloon Convention

http://www.worldballoonconvention.com/


Organized by the largest balloon company in the world, Qualatex. The WBC (World balloon convention) offers both seasoned balloon professionals and newcomers to the industry a wealth of balloon education, as well as amazing networking opportunities, competitions, parties, and more.
Artists from all over the world gathers and have tons of fun!

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Japan Balloon Artists Network (JBAN)
http://www2j.biglobe.ne.jp/~dch/balloon/rep/100802/100802.jpg

http://www2j.biglobe.ne.jp/~dch/balloon/rep/120730/120730.jpg

JBAN's official Webpage in Japanese

This convention is filled with crazily skilled balloon artists from all over the world. Every single artwork you see in the competition are done with great precision and skill. Its an eyeopener for what balloon art can do, simply impressive!

JBAN 2010 review by BALLOONCITYUSA.COM Dallas
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6tvODQUIUQ

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Moscow Balloon Festival
This event has really grown over the 15 years and is set to be another important date in the calendar of the russian balloon industry.
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-IEp8sKOawns/URoqLq5wS9I/AAAAAAAADWc/O-lh81Hgm_A/s1600/Moscow+Balloon+Show.jpg
This stunning Golden Fish was a competition entry at the Moscow Balloon Festival in 2009
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Balloons make us happy!