Hot-air balloon festival to be held in Bulgaria’s Razlog

The Bulgarian town of Razlog will host its second annual Balloon Fiesta from January 18 to 23 2013.

The event is being organised by Razlog municipality and the Bulgarian Association for Light Aviation.

Hot-air balloon pilots from Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania and Ukraine are to take part, according to the organisers. There will be free balloon flights.

The festival is being held near the Roman Bath thermal spa hotel in Razlog, a town about six km from Bansko, one of Bulgaria’s best-known ski resorts.


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