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Fourth Annual Balloon Festival This Month

Mar 12, 2011 2:27:44 PM - thesundayleader.lk

The Ceylon Airship and Balloon Club are organising their fourth annual balloon festival. Having held their previous editions in 2003, 2005 and 2008 this will be the first edition after the end of the war.
The festival will begin on the 19th of March and carry on till the 2nd of April. The site of this year’s event will be in Sigiriya. Participants from seven nations; US, UK, Germany, Italy, Japan, Switzerland and Sri Lanka will be taking part. A total of 15 balloons will be on show at this year.
Having had a great deal of success in their previous editions, the Ceylon Airship and Balloon Club are hoping to bid for the World Balloon Championships in 2013.