The Fourth edition of Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival (TIBF 2018) is all set to take place in the coconut city of Pollachi between 10th and 16th January 2018. TIBF 2018 is presented by ADHIBAN FinCorp, organised by Global Media Box and The Salves, in association and Support of Department of Tourism, TamilNadu. The Balloon Festival that will feature 12 hot air balloons from six countries is the brainchild of Benedict Savio of Global Media Box and the organiser of TamilNadu International Balloon Festival and Babu Prasath owner of ‘The Slaves’ restaurant. This year’s special attraction will be 2.0 Movie Balloon among the various other innovative hot air balloons that will take part in the event.
Speaking about the 4th Tamilnadu International Balloon Festival at the curtain raiser event Benedict Savio, Global Media Box said “ we have been organising the event for the past three years and every year there has been lots of curiosity and enthusiasm for this sport. We are thankful to our sponsors and supporters without whom organizing such a spectacular event continuously wouldn’t have been possible.” Speaking about the event to be held in Pollachi, Babu Prasath owner of ‘The Slaves’ restaurant and one of the organisers said, “It’s my passion to lift Pollachi and make it comparable to the best cities in the advanced countries that host similar festivals, and bring hitherto unheard of event of this type and scale to India. TIBF is expected to be the largest crowd-puller in Pollachi’s tourism calendar, thousands of people are expected to flock-in with families to witness the stunning sights of hot air balloons take flight.
Venue: Sakthi Mills ground, Pollachi
10th January 2018 – 6pm Inauguration
11th – 16th January 2018 – 6am Morning flights
11th – 15th January 2018 – 3pm onwards