Balloon Parade, a crowd-pleaser at Eid Festival
The much-anticipated Balloon Parade at the Eid Festival finally took place yesterday, making it the event's main feature and a show-stopper. Due to adverse weather on the first day of the event, the procession was canceled. Three Angry Birds characters, Chase from PAW Patrol, a Qatar Airways plane, Super Mario and Luigi, Tea Cup and Tea Holder, Dhow, Whale Shark, Yallatoys Mascot Wiscam, Minion, Little Lulu, and Falcon were among the 15 balloons featured in the first-ever Balloon Parade.
The Carnival Games are another crowd-pleaser of the Eid Festival. The nearly seven activities, which include Hook A Duck, Ring Toss, Dart Game, Knock Down, Hoop Shots, Bucket Ball, and HangMan Challenge, attract people of all ages. Most players are fascinated by the prospect of winning a prize
“Coming to the Eid Festival brings back the child in me.", said Lily an expatriate from Australia. Because of the extended holiday, she believes the event is appropriate. Because of the festival's excellent organization, Qatar is even more prepared to host a larger event.
Meanwhile, children are astonished by the colorful mascots running, yelling, and hugging them. The families to delighted to witness and capture images.
Aside from the Carnival Games, the inflatables and roaming mascots are some of the most popular children's attractions. The inflatables have an entrance fee ranging from QR30 to QR50, which is good for 30 minutes or 50 minutes, respectively.
The people also enjoyed the Moko jumbie dressed in white Thawb, magic acts, Face Painting and Caricature, Marching Band Parade, and the concerts, among other things.
Fifty percent of the 25 people polled said they enjoyed the Eid Festival, while 30% said they liked it slightly and 20% said they were neutral. The balloon parade was voted the most popular attraction by 55 percent of respondents, followed by fireworks with 40 percent and the Carnival Games with 5%.
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