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Hiperbarrio: The Balloon Festival Of La Loma

The citizen journalists of the Rising Voices grantee Hiperbarrio posted some photos and videos of the Balloon festival of La Loma (Festival de globos de La Loma 2010). The event was broadcast live via Twitter and streaming video.

Preparing a balloon at Festival de globos de La Loma 2010

Preparing a balloon at Festival de globos de La Loma 2010

Balloon on air at Festival de globos de La Loma 2010

Balloon on air at Festival de globos de La Loma 2010

Gathering of people at Festival de globos de La Loma 2010

Gathering of people at Festival de globos de La Loma 2010

More pictures are at the Hiperbarrio Flickr photostream.

Here are some of the tweets (translated by Eduardo Avila):

HiperBarrio: RT: @axelaforever acaba de salir el primer globo del evento es un carro de conduciones america #festiglobos10

RT: @axelaforever the first balloon of the event just took off. It is of a car with Conducciones América [a line of buses that services La Loma]
#festiglobos10

HiperBarrio: Vamos a preguntarle a los asistentes: ¿Qué opinan de los globos y el medio ambiente? #festiglobos10

Let's ask the assistants: What do you think of the balloons and the environment? #festiglobos10

Bus shaped balloon at the Festival de globos de La Loma 2010

Bus shaped balloon at the Festival de globos de La Loma 2010

Convergentes: Hace un rato salió un globo con la forma del bus de Conducciones América. #festiglobos10
A little while ago, a balloon took that had the shape of a Conducciones América bus #festiglobos10

You can search the related tweets with the hashtag: #festiglobos10.

The event was broadcast live via streaming video:

Blueandtanit recorded another video for Hiperbarrio Ituango which captures the cultural program at the John Paul II Diocesan College in Ituango:

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