“2011 Taungyi Township Mahar Bon Kahtain Tazaungdaing Flying Balloon Festival would be held crowdedly than previous year; Show Booths, Shops, Stages and Audience Stage were prebuilt”, said the responsible persons from the Festival Holding Committee.
This year Taungyi Bon Kahtain Tazaungdaing Flying Balloon Festival would be held on 3rd to 11th November for nine days with Bon Kahtain Parades, Day Launch Flying Balloon Dolls Contest, Night Launch Sein Naban Light Decoration Flying Balloon Contest, Night Flying Balloons with Fire Works Contest, Lights of Variety Contest, Stage Shows, Zat (Drama), A-Nyeint, Movie, Merry-go-rounds, Lucky Draws would be participated.
Flying Balloons Contest would be celebrated as the days above mentioned.
This year there would be Contestant Flying Balloons, 74 Night Light Fire Works Flying Balloons, 32 Sein Naban Light Decoration Flying Balloons, 154 Day Launch Two-leg-Doll Balloons, 103 Four-leg-Doll Balloons, 50 Groups of Day Launch Doll consist of 3-5 Dolls per Group.
Night Fire Works Flying Balloons Contest First Prize 45 Lakh Kyat, Second 35 Lakh, Third 30 Lakh; Sein Naban Light Decoration Flying Balloons Contest First Prize 15 Lakh Kyat, Second 12 Lakh, Third 10 Lakh; Day Launch two-leg-Doll Flying Balloons First Prize 1,30,000 Kyat, Second 1 Lakh Kyat, Third 80,000 Kyat; Four-leg-Doll Flying Balloons First Prize 1,50,000 Kyat, Second 1,30,000 Kyat, Third 1,10,000 Kyat; Group Contest First Prize 3 Lakh Kyat, Second 2.5 Lakh, Third 2 Lakh were allocated.
Consolation Prices were awarded well, said Balloon Celebration Committee.