With an attendance of five thousand people, the 2018 edition of the International Balloon Festival (FIG) was inaugurated at the Leon Metropolitan Park, in León, Guanajuato, Mexico.
With the traditional balloons lift off at 6:30 am and with the presence of the governor of the state of Guanajuato, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo, the mayor of León, Héctor López Santillana and as special guests to legendary “Lucha Libre” wrestler the Son of Santo (Hijo del Santo), along with the secretary of tourism of the State of Baja California, this year’s edition was inaugurated.
Minutes after 7:00 am the sky was painted in different colors with more than 150 giant hot air balloons.
Among the most expected balloons for this year were the representation of the “Río de Janeiro Cristo Rey“, one of the works of Vincent Vangoh and a representation of the most important electronic music festival in the world Tomorrowland.
The event was attended by more than five thousand people fro all over Mexico and the world who enjoyed the first balloon inflating ceremony since dawn.
more recommended stories
Battle between the US & Mexico over the US Dolphin Safe label comes to an end
More than a decade since Mexico.
Mexico will host international Solar Power Fair in 2019
Mexico will host one of the.
Fentanyl lab busted in Mexico City
The Attorney General’s Office (PGR) has.
Man faces 30 years in prison for stabbing his wife in Merida
Erick. G.L was arrested for the.
Teotihuacán flower carpet sets new Guinness World Record
With an extension of 17,805.19 square.
2018: the year the migration crisis swept the Americas and reached the doorstep of the U.S
Mexico City (AFP) – From the.
Photographs of dogs waiting for homeless owner outside hospital go viral
The scene took place in a.
OPINION: The future of real estate in the new sexennium
On the last day of his.
Austrian Symphony Orchestra will arrive in Yucatan in 2019
The University of Graz-Austria Symphony Orchestra.
Patient from Mérida’s Psychiatric Hospital steals delivery truck and smashes it into a wall
On Tuesday December 12th, a patient.