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Flutuar - III Coruche Balloon Festival

Sponsored by Cepsa

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Promote public awareness of the importance of the Montado Forest through ballooning

"The Montado Forest is, according to the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF), the basis of one of the 35 most important ecosystems in the world for biodiversity conservation, being equivalent to the Amazon, the African savannah or Borneo"


CLICK HERE TO ACCESS EVENT MAP


BALLOON FLIGHTS


Take-off land next to the Coruche Market and Fairs Park
Parking and sanitary facilities nearby


LOCATION


Watching hot air balloon flights and participating in a variety of other activities is FREE!

The event is held in open areas:
Outdoor and indoor area of Coruche Bullring and Coruche Multipurpose Pavilion


ACTIVITIES


1 TO 3 NOVEMBER 2019 - PARQUE DO SORRAIA, CORUCHE

From 10am: Pavilhão Multiusos de Coruche (Multipurpose Pavilion)


31º Traditional Gastronomy Festival and V "Flavors of Rice" Days (see program)
XXX Coruche Book Fair (see program)
Coruche Constrói 2019 (Lego® building exhibition)

Outdoor area next to Coruche Bullring (Parque do Sorraia)

From 10 am: Street Food Fest

Free animation activities (air bungee, 3-in-1 combo, inflatable climbing wall, traditional games, pedal cars and zorb ball):
November 1: Between 2 pm to 8 pm
November 2:  Between 10 am to 8 pm
November 3: Between 10 am to 4 pm

Street animation (face paintings and paper paintings):
November 1: Between 2 pm to 6 pm
November 2: Between 2 pm to 6 pm
November 3: Between 2 pm to 6 pm

"Selfie Zone" at the Bullring Arena:
November 1: 11 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 3 pm
November 2: 11 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 3 pm
November 3: 11 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 3 pm


Flutuar

DETAILED PROGRAM


29, 30 and 31 october 2019 *


7 am: Morning balloon flight
Presentation of "World's Largest Hot Air Balloon Commercially Flying with Passengers" **



1 november 2019 *


IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Due to adverse weather conditions, the possible flight has been postponed until 8am and may be canceled if safety conditions are not met. On the ground the ballooning teams will verify the possibility of the flight
8 am: Morning balloon flight
8 am to 12 am: Static Hot Air Balloon in Parque do Sorraia
3:15 pm: Presentation of ultralight and auto-gyro planes by the Aerolazer Ultralight Pilot School
3:30 pm: Aerobatics by Pilot Helder Guerreiro (supported by Cepsa and Aero Club de Portugal)
16h: Evening balloon flight (CANCELED: Strong Winds)
7 pm to 10 pm: Static hot air balloon in the Parque do Sorraia
9 pm: Night Glow Show, Hot Air Balloons, Multimedia and Electronic Music (POSTPONED: Strong Winds)
10:30 pm: Musical performance at Pavilhão Multiusos de Coruche (Multipurpose Pavilion)


Night Glow is a night show, often considered one of the "highlights" of a hot air balloon festival. The pilots prepare their balloons as if they were going to take off, however, they are trapped a few meters from the ground, where the flames released interchangeably by the burners create a unique visual show that combines leisure light, lots of color and electronic music.


2 november 2019 *


7 am: Morning balloon flight (CANCELED: Strong winds, low clouds and rain)
8 am to 10 am: Static Hot Air Balloon in Parque do Sorraia
3:15 pm: Presentation of ultralight and auto-gyro planes by the Aerolazer Ultralight Pilot School
3:30 pm: Aerobatics by Pilot Helder Guerreiro (supported by Cepsa and Aero Club de Portugal)
16h: Evening balloon flight
5 pm to 7 pm: Static Hot Air Balloon in Parque do Sorraia
10 pm: Musical performance at Pavilhão Multiusos de Coruche (Multipurpose Pavilion)


3 november 2019 *


7 am: Morning balloon flight
8 am to 10 am: Static Hot Air Balloon in Parque do Sorraia
2 pm: III Ballooning Walk (registration here)
4 pm: Festival Closing Balloon Flight


* All air activities - hot air balloon flights, static hot air balloons, Night Glow - are only carried out if all weather and safety conditions are guaranteed, and it is up to the festival's technical direction to decide whether to perform the activities or to proceed to your cancellation.

** Windpassenger's new commercial balloon, about 650000 cubic feet in volume, was manufactured using about 3,000 meters of fabric, 3,000 meters of structural ribbons and over 17.4 kilometers of yarn resulting in a huge Hot air balloon over 40 meters high. This aircraft ensures top performance levels, giving passengers a flying experience with a high level of comfort and safety. The balloon was built in Brno in the Czech Republic by Kubicek Balloons.






Promote public awareness of the importance of the Montado Forest through ballooning

"The Montado Forest is, according to the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF), the basis of one of the 35 most important ecosystems in the world for biodiversity conservation, being equivalent to the Amazon, the African savannah or Borneo"


CLICK HERE TO ACCESS EVENT MAP


BALLOON FLIGHTS


Take-off land next to the Coruche Market and Fairs Park
Parking and sanitary facilities nearby


LOCATION


Watching hot air balloon flights and participating in a variety of other activities is FREE!

The event is held in open areas:
Outdoor and indoor area of Coruche Bullring and Coruche Multipurpose Pavilion


ACTIVITIES


1 TO 3 NOVEMBER 2019 - PARQUE DO SORRAIA, CORUCHE

From 10am: Pavilhão Multiusos de Coruche (Multipurpose Pavilion)


31º Traditional Gastronomy Festival and V "Flavors of Rice" Days (see program)
XXX Coruche Book Fair (see program)
Coruche Constrói 2019 (Lego® building exhibition)

Outdoor area next to Coruche Bullring (Parque do Sorraia)

From 10 am: Street Food Fest

Free animation activities (air bungee, 3-in-1 combo, inflatable climbing wall, traditional games, pedal cars and zorb ball):
November 1: Between 2 pm to 8 pm
November 2:  Between 10 am to 8 pm
November 3: Between 10 am to 4 pm

Street animation (face paintings and paper paintings):
November 1: Between 2 pm to 6 pm
November 2: Between 2 pm to 6 pm
November 3: Between 2 pm to 6 pm

"Selfie Zone" at the Bullring Arena:
November 1: 11 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 3 pm
November 2: 11 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 3 pm
November 3: 11 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 3 pm


Flutuar

DETAILED PROGRAM


29, 30 and 31 october 2019 *


7 am: Morning balloon flight
Presentation of "World's Largest Hot Air Balloon Commercially Flying with Passengers" **



1 november 2019 *


IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Due to adverse weather conditions, the possible flight has been postponed until 8am and may be canceled if safety conditions are not met. On the ground the ballooning teams will verify the possibility of the flight
8 am: Morning balloon flight
8 am to 12 am: Static Hot Air Balloon in Parque do Sorraia
3:15 pm: Presentation of ultralight and auto-gyro planes by the Aerolazer Ultralight Pilot School
3:30 pm: Aerobatics by Pilot Helder Guerreiro (supported by Cepsa and Aero Club de Portugal)
16h: Evening balloon flight (CANCELED: Strong Winds)
7 pm to 10 pm: Static hot air balloon in the Parque do Sorraia
9 pm: Night Glow Show, Hot Air Balloons, Multimedia and Electronic Music (POSTPONED: Strong Winds)
10:30 pm: Musical performance at Pavilhão Multiusos de Coruche (Multipurpose Pavilion)


Night Glow is a night show, often considered one of the "highlights" of a hot air balloon festival. The pilots prepare their balloons as if they were going to take off, however, they are trapped a few meters from the ground, where the flames released interchangeably by the burners create a unique visual show that combines leisure light, lots of color and electronic music.


2 november 2019 *


7 am: Morning balloon flight (CANCELED: Strong winds, low clouds and rain)
8 am to 10 am: Static Hot Air Balloon in Parque do Sorraia
3:15 pm: Presentation of ultralight and auto-gyro planes by the Aerolazer Ultralight Pilot School
3:30 pm: Aerobatics by Pilot Helder Guerreiro (supported by Cepsa and Aero Club de Portugal)
16h: Evening balloon flight
5 pm to 7 pm: Static Hot Air Balloon in Parque do Sorraia
10 pm: Musical performance at Pavilhão Multiusos de Coruche (Multipurpose Pavilion)


3 november 2019 *


7 am: Morning balloon flight
8 am to 10 am: Static Hot Air Balloon in Parque do Sorraia
2 pm: III Ballooning Walk (registration here)
4 pm: Festival Closing Balloon Flight


* All air activities - hot air balloon flights, static hot air balloons, Night Glow - are only carried out if all weather and safety conditions are guaranteed, and it is up to the festival's technical direction to decide whether to perform the activities or to proceed to your cancellation.

** Windpassenger's new commercial balloon, about 650000 cubic feet in volume, was manufactured using about 3,000 meters of fabric, 3,000 meters of structural ribbons and over 17.4 kilometers of yarn resulting in a huge Hot air balloon over 40 meters high. This aircraft ensures top performance levels, giving passengers a flying experience with a high level of comfort and safety. The balloon was built in Brno in the Czech Republic by Kubicek Balloons.






Promote public awareness of the importance of the Montado Forest through ballooning

"The Montado Forest is, according to the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF), the basis of one of the 35 most important ecosystems in the world for biodiversity conservation, being equivalent to the Amazon, the African savannah or Borneo"


CLICK HERE TO ACCESS EVENT MAP


BALLOON FLIGHTS


Take-off land next to the Coruche Market and Fairs Park
Parking and sanitary facilities nearby


LOCATION


Watching hot air balloon flights and participating in a variety of other activities is FREE!

The event is held in open areas:
Outdoor and indoor area of Coruche Bullring and Coruche Multipurpose Pavilion


ACTIVITIES


1 TO 3 NOVEMBER 2019 - PARQUE DO SORRAIA, CORUCHE

From 10am: Pavilhão Multiusos de Coruche (Multipurpose Pavilion)


31º Traditional Gastronomy Festival and V "Flavors of Rice" Days (see program)
XXX Coruche Book Fair (see program)
Coruche Constrói 2019 (Lego® building exhibition)

Outdoor area next to Coruche Bullring (Parque do Sorraia)

From 10 am: Street Food Fest

Free animation activities (air bungee, 3-in-1 combo, inflatable climbing wall, traditional games, pedal cars and zorb ball):
November 1: Between 2 pm to 8 pm
November 2:  Between 10 am to 8 pm
November 3: Between 10 am to 4 pm

Street animation (face paintings and paper paintings):
November 1: Between 2 pm to 6 pm
November 2: Between 2 pm to 6 pm
November 3: Between 2 pm to 6 pm

"Selfie Zone" at the Bullring Arena:
November 1: 11 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 3 pm
November 2: 11 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 3 pm
November 3: 11 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 3 pm


Flutuar

DETAILED PROGRAM


29, 30 and 31 october 2019 *


7 am: Morning balloon flight
Presentation of "World's Largest Hot Air Balloon Commercially Flying with Passengers" **



1 november 2019 *


IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Due to adverse weather conditions, the possible flight has been postponed until 8am and may be canceled if safety conditions are not met. On the ground the ballooning teams will verify the possibility of the flight
8 am: Morning balloon flight
8 am to 12 am: Static Hot Air Balloon in Parque do Sorraia
3:15 pm: Presentation of ultralight and auto-gyro planes by the Aerolazer Ultralight Pilot School
3:30 pm: Aerobatics by Pilot Helder Guerreiro (supported by Cepsa and Aero Club de Portugal)
16h: Evening balloon flight (CANCELED: Strong Winds)
7 pm to 10 pm: Static hot air balloon in the Parque do Sorraia
9 pm: Night Glow Show, Hot Air Balloons, Multimedia and Electronic Music (POSTPONED: Strong Winds)
10:30 pm: Musical performance at Pavilhão Multiusos de Coruche (Multipurpose Pavilion)


Night Glow is a night show, often considered one of the "highlights" of a hot air balloon festival. The pilots prepare their balloons as if they were going to take off, however, they are trapped a few meters from the ground, where the flames released interchangeably by the burners create a unique visual show that combines leisure light, lots of color and electronic music.


2 november 2019 *


7 am: Morning balloon flight (CANCELED: Strong winds, low clouds and rain)
8 am to 10 am: Static Hot Air Balloon in Parque do Sorraia
3:15 pm: Presentation of ultralight and auto-gyro planes by the Aerolazer Ultralight Pilot School
3:30 pm: Aerobatics by Pilot Helder Guerreiro (supported by Cepsa and Aero Club de Portugal)
16h: Evening balloon flight
5 pm to 7 pm: Static Hot Air Balloon in Parque do Sorraia
10 pm: Musical performance at Pavilhão Multiusos de Coruche (Multipurpose Pavilion)


3 november 2019 *


7 am: Morning balloon flight
8 am to 10 am: Static Hot Air Balloon in Parque do Sorraia
2 pm: III Ballooning Walk (registration here)
4 pm: Festival Closing Balloon Flight


* All air activities - hot air balloon flights, static hot air balloons, Night Glow - are only carried out if all weather and safety conditions are guaranteed, and it is up to the festival's technical direction to decide whether to perform the activities or to proceed to your cancellation.

** Windpassenger's new commercial balloon, about 650000 cubic feet in volume, was manufactured using about 3,000 meters of fabric, 3,000 meters of structural ribbons and over 17.4 kilometers of yarn resulting in a huge Hot air balloon over 40 meters high. This aircraft ensures top performance levels, giving passengers a flying experience with a high level of comfort and safety. The balloon was built in Brno in the Czech Republic by Kubicek Balloons.







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Organizers Windpassenger Coruche
Main Sponsors Cepsa
Main media partners Rádio Renascença
Supporters Toyota Caetano Auto TAP Portugal AeCP Cision Kubicek Balloons Turismo de Portugal