Philippines to hold hot air balloon festival in April

PHILIPPINES - Travelers to the Philippines will be able to see hundreds of hot air balloons floating in the air at Clark International Airport, Angeles City, from April 10-13. One of the biggest aviation sports events in the country, it features events including skydiving, remote-control airplane exhibitions, aeromodelling demonstrations and aircraft control competitions. Concerts and street dances will also take place as side events to heighten the mood of the balloon festival.

The festival attracts 60,000 visitors on average from all over the world.

(wylee@heraldcorp.com)