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First Phuket Balloon Music Festival ready to rock [video] | Thaiger

PHUKET: Get ready to soar as Phuket holds its first ever Balloon Music Festival from April 14 to 17, with clear skies and more than six popular bands lined up for the event.

“There will be more than 20 balloons participating in the festival at Phuket Paradise Park, near the British International School Phuket. We have received positive feedback from similar festivals held in Chiang Mai, as well as great support from officials due to its importance for tourism and the economy,” said Kritpanat Patwarasit, managing director of Chor Creative and Organizer Co Ltd.

Phuket Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada emphasized that safety must be a top priority for participants and visitors, with proper car parking and public amenities, including clearly marked routes and first aid facilities (story here).

The highlight of the festivities is the Balloon Night Glow backed with the beauty of a symphony orchestra.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Daily:
3pm: Gates open
7:30-8:00pm: Balloon Night Glow (Round 1)
8:00-9:00pm: Balloon Tethering (Round 1) with live music
9:00-9:30pm: Balloon Night Glow (Round 2)
9:30-10:30pm: Balloon Tethering (Round 2) with live music
10:30-12:00pm DJ

The schedule of musical performances is as follows:

April 14: Grand X
April 15: Room 39 and Instinct
April 16: Singto Numchok and Musketeers
April 17: Jetset’er and The Yers

The first day of the event is for VIPs only, whereas the remaining days are open to the public. Types of tickets include:

Day pass (250 baht) – access to the festival on any one day from April 15-17
Public pass (500 baht) – access to the festival on all days from April 15-17
Silver pass (1,500 baht) – access to the festival on all days from April 14-17, including food coupons
VIP pass (3,500 baht) – access to the festival on all days from April 14-17, with VIP service

For further details, visit https://www.chortickets.com/_Ticket.php or call 084-889 9926 or 098-863 3402.

— Kongleaphy Keam

 

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