Lubao International Hot Air Balloon Festival is the biggest annual hot air balloon festival in Southeast Asia Held on April 14th to 17th, at Pradera Verde, Lubao, Pampanga spearheaded by Pilipinas International Balloon Festival Inc. (PIBF) together with Arts, Culture and Tourism Office (ACTO) and Provincial Government of Pampanga.
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Hot-air balloons of all shapes and sizes will once again dot the skies over this fast-developing town, as the Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival (LIBMF) 2018 at the Pradera Verde here gets set for another weekend of fun and music from March 23 to 25.
At least 31 hot-air balloons, from 19 countries including 10 special shape balloons, will fly in the event that will also feature musical extravaganzas by popular bands and talents, among them singer, actress and record producer Sarah Geronimo and rock-band vocalist Bamboo Manalac.
During a news conference at the Pradera Verde in ...
The International Balloon and Music Festival 2017, which was held last April 6 to 9, showered the skies of Lubao, Pampanga with more than 30 colorful hot air balloon flights from local and international participants. There were plenty of activities that were suited for all ages such as skydiving and paragliding, fireworks displays, and magic shows that filled four wonderful days.
Its as clear as a sunny sky that LubaoIBMF2017 created an amazing time for everyone, especially as it was capped off with a concert that kept everyone excited, featuring international artists like Alex Aiono, Red F ...
The annual Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival (LIBMF), which was held from April 6 to 9 at the Pradera Verde in Prado Siongco village here, have attracted more spectators this year.
Event organizers said 80,000 people joined the LIBMF, which is recognized as the "biggest hot air ballooning event in Southeast Asia.
" The biggest crowd drawer was on Saturday, April 8, when close to 25,000 individuals watched the morning flight of some 37 hot air balloons.
Weather during the four-day festival was favorable for balloon flights and open-air concerts, which visitors enjoyed thro ...
Like any other vehicle, hot air balloons run on gas. But the hot air balloon is probably the happy-go-luckiest of them all ??" like a kite, it goes with the wind.
"When hot air balloons fly, they don't really navigate, they just go where the wind blows," explains Rambo Nuñez Ortega, the president of Forthinker Inc., the organizing group of the 2017 Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival. "What the pilots do is just either go up or go down, by blowing up the hot air."
Hot air balloon pilots are early birds. On the first day of the festival, the participating balloonists were alre ...
The fourth Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival (LIBMF) is off with a grand start as 37 hot-air balloons, including 10 special-shaped dirigibles representing 18 countries, took to the skies at the Pradera Verde in Barangay Prado Siiongco here on Wednesday.
The good weather was perfect, as veteran balloon pilots applauded the favorable wind conditions they described as "box winds", drifting the rising dirigibles first to the northwest before the winds brought them back to the southeast with thousands of spectators, including provincial board members of Negros Occidental, Lakbay Ara ...
Thirty-five balloonists, including 18 from Europe, United States, and countries across Asia Pacific, will join the four-day annual Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival at the Pradera Verde, Prado Siongco slated from April 6 to 9 here.
Noel Castro, chairman of the LIBMF, said this year's festival includes international singers and performers to add more fun and excitement for both local and foreign tourists.
The international balloonists participating in the festival come from countries like United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Spain, Japan, Thailand, France, South Africa, Swi ...