A Hot Air Balloon Festival is coming to the Maldives for the first time, held in capital Male’ on the 19th and 20th of May 2017.
The festival is organized by Unix Sporting in association with Ministry of Youth and Sports, and will be held at Maafannu Stadium. The event is the first of its kind in the Maldives, and will feature 3 hot air balloons each with 30-person capacity, rising up 200ft and tethered for safety. The tickets are announced at MVR 500 and are limited, while the official social media pages of the festival will be giving out free tickets through a special promotion.
The event is slated to begin the evening and continue on during the night. Other stalls, apart from the hot air balloons, will also be present at the festival grounds.