For another year, the European Balloon Festival,
the leading hot-air balloon festival and competition at a European level, was a complete success. From Thursday the 6th to Sunday the 9th of July, more than 35,000 visitors and some fifty hot air balloons with their equipment from all over the world filled the central park of the city of Igualada with smiles and enthusiasm.
The winning hot air balloon pilot of the competition was Nel Rodríguez from the Camins de Vent team
The European Balloon Festival is an international concentration of hot air balloons that was held for the first time in 1997 in Igualada. Since then, it has established itself as a competition and a reference festival at a European level.
The festival, which this year celebrates its 27th anniversary, will take place on July 6, 7, 8 and 9 in Igualada and will bring together more than 25,000 visitors and some fifty hot air balloons with their teams from all over the world.