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Hue hot air balloon festival kicks off


Hue hot air balloon festival kicks off   

NDO - Hue hot air balloon festival opens on June 25 at Ham Nghi yard in the area of Hue Citadel (Hue city).

This is an attractive event in the framework of Hue Festival Week 2022, attracting a large number of people and tourists.

The festival brings Hue Ancient Capital a new colour, with dozens of giant hot air balloons, and colourful and diverse shapes flying in the sky.

Attending the festival, residents and visitors not only can admire the spectacular hot air balloon performances but also directly participate in the experience of enjoying a panoramic view of Hue Citadel.

According to the Organizing Committee, within the framework of the festival, which will last until June 30, it is expected that there will be 10 large hot air balloons with a diameter of 25-28m, flying from 300-500m high, able to carry two tourists. In addition, there are 10 mini hot air balloons 6-10m in diameter, and 10-20m high for flying performances.

The festival is open to visitors and daily experience flights according to the time frames: free flights from 6 am – 6.30 am and 4 pm – 4.30 pm; Hanging flights and performing flights from 7 am to 9 am and 5 pm to 7 pm.

Tickets to see the stationary balloons will be 170,000 VND (7.3 USD) per person, while a flight will cost 5 million VND per person including insurance.

The balloons will be controlled by professionals with international certificates, according to the organisers.

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