6/30/2023 – 8/28/2023
Nearly 10,000 people attended the opening of the 10th Taiwan International Balloon Festival (2020) on the morning of July 10 in Taitung District.
As the first rays of the sun pierced, 18 hot air balloons took off in the sky over Luye, with the head of the Taitung district, Yao Ching-ling [饒 慶 鈴], and the director of the American Institute in Taiwan on board. , Brent Christensen. Until August 30, 38 hot air balloons, including 28 from abroad, will participate in the festival.
Big, beautiful, colorful hot air balloons dreamily float through the air as tourists hasten to catch a glimpse of their splendor or ride them through the skies, taking in the beauty of the valley below. The hot air balloon trend has promoted local tourism, and is an attractive, rising new activity of the 21st century.
The 2011 Taiwan International Balloon Festival was a new opportunity for aerial activities, and it 2012 it challenged the world record in terms of length of time and scale of event. The event was a success, proving the tourist charm and economic profitability of the balloons, and enhancing Taiwan’s diverse tourism environment.
Taiwan International Balloon Festival includes flying shows, mooring activities, balloon rides, a night glow music concert, balloon wedding celebrations, and a summer camp, providing visitors with something to take home as well as great memories. Experience the feeling of flight as well as a feast for the senses.