GEORGETOWN, Feb 21 – Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta Official Launch Ceremony with CM Lim Guan Eng and TYT Haji Abdul Rahman bin Haji Abbas in the Display of Night Glow Ballons in Padang Polo, Penang this evening. CM Lim Guan Eng was delivered the opening speech inside the hot air balloon. He would like thanks for all visitors are being present here at Padang Polo to witness the Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta.
This event is part of the endless celebrations during the ‘Fabulous February Fiesta’ in Penang. With 15 big balloons from the world over floating freely in the air this weekend with the kick starting the ‘Year of Festivals’. Visit Penang Year 2015 will showcase all our vibrant and exciting festivals including religious, cultural and arts, happening throughout the year.
They are especially excited to have the Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta that’s worth RM650,000 and organised and supported by the State for the first time. It is also the first hot air balloon festival held here all in the interest to give Penangites and our visitors a one-of-a-kind-experience!
The success of this event will surely lead to an annual celebration with fun filled activities for all. The Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is also organised with the cooperation of the Municipal Council of Penang Island (MPPP) and Global Tourism in collaboration with Tourism Malaysia.
Its programming partners on the other hans are, AKA balloon Sdn Bhd, Today Lifestyle Marketing and ActifeStyle. At the same time, there are also delighted to have Fly FM as the official radio station. Without further ado, in conjunction with Visit Penang Year – Year of Festival, it gives a great pleasure to declare proudly, COME TO WHERE THE FREEDOM IS!