For this year, the annually held Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta will start from today (9 February) till tomorrow night (10 February). The venue of the event is the same as the previous year, which is Padang Polo, George Town. The event usually starts early in the morning and lasts till night time.
For more info, please visit: www.penanghotairballoonfiesta.com
The Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is an annual event held in Penang, and this year marks the 4th time the festival is held. The festival usually features participation of hot air balloons from various places, including local and international.
The festival is currently being held at Padang Polo for 2 days, 24th and 25th February, from 7am to 9:30pm.
The Penang Chief Minister, Lim Guan Eng, attending and officiated the festival.
A street art mural depicting a girl holding on to a balloon made up of floating plastic bottles. This art work can be found at a back wall of a building at the Kampung Kolam area (or behind a row of shophouses facing Kapitan Keling Mosque Street) in George Town.