October 20, 2017

Hot air balloon competition held in Shan State

An official presents consolation prize to a hot-air balloon team in Monghsat. Photo: District IPRD
An official presents consolation prize to a hot-air balloon team in Monghsat. Photo: District IPRD

THE 45th Tazaungdine hot air balloon competition was held in Monghsat township, Shan State (East) on Wednesday. The Kyiphyu, Wahin, Tailoi, Shwebrother and Bawana groups participated, while the Pyanhlwar, Khitthit, Cherry, Hsaungnya and Ngwekyei teams competed on Thursday.
Township official U Aye Naing presented K100,000  to each of the seven teams while Col Thura Hla Min  of local station presented K300,000 to the third prize winner Cherry team, K500,000 to the second prize winner the Khitthit youth team and a trophy and K700,000 to the champions, Ngwekyei team.

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