At the event (Photo: VNA)

Thua Thien – Hue (VNA) – The International Hot Air Balloons Festival 2017 started at the Hue Imperial Citadel (Dai Noi) in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue on April 30.

The event drew 10 teams from the Netherlands, Belgium, Australia, Thailand, France, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Switzerland, Japan and host Vietnam.

Visitors could enjoy the overview of the Imperial Citadel, other relics of Ky Dai and Ngo Mon as well as the province’s landscape from the air balloons.

The event is part of the Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2017 and this is the second air balloons festival held in the ancient imperial city of Hue.

It runs until May 2. - VNA