News (2016)

Internet live streaming
You can watch the live broadcast of 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship with some streaming sites.

[Aug. 6, Sat.] Trial Session of the Captive Balloon for 20th Anniversary of Saga City Library.

Saga City Library main building is going to have the kickoff event, the memorial ceremony and the library festival in commemoration of 20th anniversary this month.
The trial session of the captive balloon will be held also serves as the PR of the world championship on Saturday, August 6th, 7 am by the library in Don-Don-Don no Mori.

2016 FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship Sticker and Pin are passed out.
The art work of Kenske Miyazaki was adopted as the design of the sticker. He is from Saga and successful throughout the world as a wall painting artist. Hot air balloons from all over the world in Saga plain are drawn and it is very colorful and dynamic piece of work. The pin is designed so cute with animals and a balloon.
These two items will be passed out to participants in some PR events and who came to the satellite museum as novelties.

Now Accepting Volunteer Applications
Starting on June 1st (Wednesday), the 2016 World Hot Air Balloon Championship Executive Committee will be accepting volunteer applications for the 2016 FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship in Saga.