by Medindia Content Team on  February 15, 2006 at 9:54 AM General Health News
Hot Air Balloon Festival launched in Rajasthan
Rajasthan will play host to a different festival, hot air balloon festival for 2 weeks, inaugurated at the Bikaner House.

This festival has been the joint efforts of Rajasthan Tourism and E-Factor Entertainment. Almost 50 balloonists hailing from 11countries are participating, who will be flying 20 balloons.

Rajasthan tourism secretary, Vinod Zutshi has expressed happiness that Rajasthan is the first in India to host a festival of hot air balloons, the locale of Rajasthan making it an ideal destination.

Free flights will be available for sports enthusiasts, and the festival will be brought to a close on Feb 25. The organizers will also be catering to training ballooning enthusiasts from school and university.

The festival will be brought to a close with all grandeur in the pink city of Jaipur.

Source: IANS

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