House of Commons
STRATHAVEN BALLOON FESTIVAL
EDM #1592
Tabled 06 September 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House thanks the organisers of Strathaven Balloon Festival for another successful community event; recognises that this annual festival has been taking place since 1999 and commends its growing success; further recognises that over 20,000 people attended the festival, the highest attendance on records; recognises that this is the only gathering of its kind in Scotland; further commends the 20 hot air balloons that gathered in Strathaven's skies; and wishes that this community event will carry on growing in popularity every year.