February 17, 2012

A weekend of everything that flies at 17th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2012!

Colors spread across the sky once again during the four days having fun at the 17th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2012!

The baloon fiesta starts at February 9 but we were joining the last day, Sunday February 12, excitingly got there at Clark Freeport Pampanga at 2:00 am but entrance starts at 4:00 am. Watching different designs and shapes of hot air balloons get inflated starts 5:30 am,  burst with fire and finally fly up up  and away to the sky! It is fun and thrilling!

At around 6 am  the Philppine National anthem was played with a sky jumper carrying a Philippine Flag.
There were hot air balloons designs from a panda,  dog, a huge ice cream, pretty big flower and looking yummy beautiful cake!

This event features not just the most colorful hottest balloons but also different aerial exhibitions such as sky diving , aircraft flight demonstration , Aerobic Airshow, aeromodelling, ultralights, paragliding, kite flying, airsoft speedball and more.
Exciting seeing endless paraglider of commercial planes and light plane flybys and sky diving.

Many groups of families, groups of friends, kids, couples, people had their picnic and enjoying and flying their kites.

The air field was full with stalls selling mostly memorabilia, miniature hot air balloons, shirts, and many more. There were photo booths,  tattoo booths and even dressed-up cars. There were exhibits from Canon and Caltex.

We witnessed the  15th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010  We missed the 16th Fiesta but we will assure to be back next year for the 18th !

It’s a fun and enjoying weekend of everything that flies! 


Unknown said...

Nakakainggit to. i've never been to this event. Sayang... Thanks for posting! lav ur photos. =)

chrisair said...

parang pede palang mag EB sa hot air balloon , next time magkita kita tayu mga bloggers

Anonymous said...

Beautiful shots and very good video !!! thrills and fun just seeing your hot air balloons pictures !


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