Families Flock to Chiang Mai International Balloon Festival

 | Mon 8 Dec 2014 19:34 ICT

CityNews – More than 30 giant hot air balloons took to the skies over Chiang Mai at the weekend, as part of the Thailand International Balloon Festival 2014.
The event, the eighth of its kind, was held at the Chiang Mai Gymkhana Golf Club. The cool weather attracted many families who picnicked at the site, the National News Bureau of Thailand reported.

They were entertained by the balloons and some well-known singers, and there were also various activities for children.

The highlight was a light-and-sound show accompanied by a spectacular fireworks display, NNT said.