Qatar Tourism Hosts Balloon Festival to Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Entertainment | May 6, 2022 | News

Qatar Tourism Balloon Festival Eid al-Fitr

In its endeavour to provide unique experiences to residents, locals and international travellers, Qatar Tourism hosted the largest balloon festival in the Middle East to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.

With balloons, ranging from well-known characters such as Minion, Angry Birds, Mario & Luigi, to iconic Qatari features including a falcon, whale shark and even a Qatar Airways plane, the three-day festival saw thousands line the Corniche to watch the parade.

Berthold Trenkel, Chief Operating Officer, Qatar Tourism said, “As we prepare to host the FIFA World Cup 2022TM in 200 days, our focus is on tourism and providing unique experiences to residents, locals and international travellers. Qatar captures the essence of the Middle East in one accessible destination, and we welcome travellers to our shores to enjoy all Qatar has to offer.”

With 200 days to go until the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM, Qatar is gearing up to welcome more than one million visitors for the tournament.

The three-day Balloon festival saw thousands line the Corniche to watch the parade.

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