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AP’s first Hot Air Balloon Festival at Araku

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Araku Valley gets ready to host Andhra Pradesh’s first Hot Air Balloon Festival from November 14 to 16.

Seventeen countries will be participating in the festival being organized by AP Tourism in association with Delhi based E-Factor and Sky Walt, the names behind the popular Taj Balloon Festival in Agra. A team from Delhi was on a two-day visit to the Araku Valley to finalize the event location. The camping site and balloon festival venue has been identified and the festival will be organized on a par with international standards.

The festival will feature 17 balloons from countries like the UK, Switzerland, the US., Japan, Malaysia and Taiwan. The organizers are planning to host a special media from various cities for the mega event.

Preceding the festival, a mega musical event ‘Sound on Sand’ will be organized at the RK Beach on November 10, 11 and 12.