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2018 Hot Air Balloon Festival in Fragneto Monforte with flights, events, guided tours and music

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Everything is ready for the 2018 International Hot Air Balloon Festival in Fragneto Monforte, with three days dedicated to the famous flying balloons.

The suggestive Beneventan town ofFragneto Monforte will host the 32th edition of the2018 Hot Air Balloon Festival. The event will be held on the weekend between12 and the 14 October and constitutes an international historical meeting for all fans of flying balloons.

Visitors can admire numeroushot air balloons while they soar in the sky, as well as taking part in a long series of events not to be missed. There will be guided tours for theCitadel of Culture, performances by street artists, concerts of popular rock music, opera and reggae, food stands and much more.

The event will be organized byCampania in The Sky andFlying in a hot air balloon, under the patronage of the municipality of Fragneto Monforte and the Tourism Department. The main objective will be to enhance the cultural heritage, landscape and local food and wine, with the aim of making these resources famous even outside the territory.

Program of the 2018 Hot Air Balloon Festival

Friday 14th October

  • 7.15 - 7.45 - Sports field: Hot air balloons in flight
  • 8.00 hours - Sports field: horse ride and route with Quad
  • 9.30 - Piazza Ripa: Baby Park opening
  • 10.30 - Sala Consiliare: official opening of the 32mo Festival of Hot Air Balloons, welcoming crews and presentation 1 ° Trofeo Venegoni
  • from 10.00 to 20.00 - Piazza Vittorio Emanuele III: puppet show company Traveling
  • every day - Piazza Oberdan: Historical camp organized by "Benevento Longobarda", inauguration of exhibitions in arts in the Historic Center, opening of the stand
  • 10.00-12.00-15.00-18.00 - Old Town: guided tours of the Citadel of Culture
  • from 10.00 to 20.00 - through the streets of the town: street performers (spitfire, clowns, waders, soap bubbles), music with Luina Janara and Erba Blue Band
  • 17.00-18.00 - Municipal Sports Field: Hot air balloons in flight
  • 18.30 hours - Piazza Aldo Moro: exhibition of the Ventalena group
  • 19.00 - Church of the Holy Cross: Padre Pio Solidarity Award
  • 20.30 - Piazza Aldo Moro: Chamber Opera Concert Ensemble d'Archi e Voci, curated by Daniela Polito
  • 21.00 - Piazza Vittorio Emanuele III: Alta Tensione rock group performance

Saturday October 13

  • 7.15 - 7.45 - Sports field: Hot air balloons in flight
  • 9.30 hours - Sports field: launch of the probe ball with the Automatic Return Form
  • 10.00-12.00-15.00-18.00 - Old Town: guided tours of the Citadel of Culture
  • 16.30 hours - through the streets of the town: itinerant music with Sassinfunky Street Band
  • 18.00 - Municipal Sports Field: Hot air balloons in flight
  • 18.00 - Multipurpose Center Piazza Aldo Moro: dog breed race and mestizo "4 Zampe in Mongolfiera"
  • 18.30 - Piazza Vittorio Emanuele III: "Jhon Sbambo's Festival" with European street artists
  • 19.30 - Piazza Aldo Moro: Night of Fire I Bott'A Focu
  • 20.00 - Piazza Vittorio Emanuele III: Sannio Guitar Ensemble performance at the N. Sala di Benevento Conservatory
  • 22.00 hours - Piazza Aldo Moro: 081 Live
  • 22.15 - Piazza Vittorio Emanuele III: theatrical performance P40 & Donna Lucia
  • 22.30 hours - Fire & Flames, Bell Tower Fire, The Reggae Circus Group performance and circus show

Sunday October 14

  • 7.15 - 7.45 - Sports field: Hot air balloons in flight and clown parade
  • 9.30 - Piazza Ripa: Baby Park with Ferris wheel and tourist train
  • 10.00-12.00-15.00-18.00 - Old Town: guided tours of the Citadel of Culture
  • 11.49 hours - station: arrival of the historic "Sannio Express" train from Naples
  • 10.30-18-30 hours - through the streets of the town: itinerant music with Sassinfunky Street Band
  • 11.00-18.00 hours - through the streets of the town: Pistonieri di Cava de 'Tirreni
  • 18.00 - Municipal Sports Field: Hot air balloons in flight
  • 19.00 - Council Chamber: 1 ° trophy Venegoni Trophy to the most audacious 2018 Pilot, curated by "Arcadia Fly Team", closing event
  • 19.30 hours - Piazza Aldo Moro: popular music Alma Terra
  • 20.00 - Piazza Vittorio Emanuele III: Napoli Live Music with Niko Martuccio

Information on the 2018 Hot Air Balloon Festival

When: from 12 to 14 October 2018

Flight schedule: 7.15-7-45 and 17.00-18.00. The flight schedule is indicative and the take-off of the balloons is linked to weather conditions.

Where: Fragneto Monforte (Benevento)

Prices: free admission

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