Balloons Around the World Day is celebrated on October 5th of this year. Is there anyone who doesn’t like balloons? Balloons bring joy and happiness to those who see them. It is available in different colours, shapes, and size. Balloons Around the World Day aims in spreading cheer around the world. Celebrate those moments that balloons bring to our lives.
“The balloons only have one life and the only way of finding out whether they work is to attempt to fly around the world.” – Richard Branson
History of Balloons Around the World Day
Balloons Around the World Day was first celebrated in the year 2000. Jeff Brown established the first Wednesday of October as this day to encourage people to use the balloons. The celebration of the day assists people to learn the art of balloon twisting and decorating. Balloons will bring smiles to the faces of those around them. Balloons are the flexible bags made from rubber or latex. It can be inflated with air or water. Helium, hydrogen, nitrous oxide, oxygen are some gases used in filling balloons. Earlier, animal bladders like pig bladder were used in balloon making. They are often used as decorative in birthday parties, weddings, school events, corporate functions, and for other festive gatherings.
Balloons are used for transportation, to gather atmospheric information, meteorology. It is used in military defence, and by the doctors to open up the clogged arteries. Michael Faraday in 1824 invented the rubber balloon with hydrogen at the Royal Institution in London. Rubber, polychloroprene, latex, or a nylon fabric are the materials used in the modern day balloons formation. Balloons will comes in various colours. Balloon artists are the entertainers who twist and tie inflated tubular balloons into sculptures. They are made of extra-stretchy rubber.
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How to Celebrate Balloons Around the World Day
Celebrating Balloons Around the World Day is quite simple. Decorate your home with balloons and arrange for a party to celebrate a day for the balloons. Learn how to make balloon twisting and the method of forming various balloon animals. Decorate your workplace with some balloons to make your day joyful. To be more adventurous, you can take a hot air balloon ride. Post and share your balloon day celebrations on social media using the hashtag #BalloonsAroundTheWorldDay.