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Half a million visitors expected for International Hot Air Balloon Festival

León, Guanajuato (Notimex) -- The 16th International Hot Air Balloon Festival in the city of León, Guanajuato, is expected to attract half a million visitors, local authorities said.

This year's edition will have 200 hot air balloons from 23 countries.

Among the artists that will perform at the festival are Cafe Tacuba and Steve Aoki.

Last year's festival gathered some 200 balloons from more than 17 countries.

The current administration of the Government of León has eased the organization of events and tourism investments. During the current administration, more than 70 hotels have been inauguated in the state of Guanajuato.

Photo: Sharon Cuandón/Notimex




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