On 16 August, 17 participants of a training program at the Moba's Technical Training Center were invited to attend the 35th edition of the famous Ballonfiësta in Barneveld in the Netherlands.
At this event hot air balloons of different colors and shapes took from the grounds of the famous Schaffelaar Castle and a fantastic laser show was organized in the evening.
After a long day of studying, the students were treated to a delightful dinner at a Greek restaurant. Afterwards, they went to the Schaffelaar estate to watch the balloons take off.
Two of the participants were chosen to take part in one of the balloon rides. For Eric Roth (Roth SRL), this was a childhood dream come true. He said, "As a child, it was always my dream to fly in a hot air balloon one day. That childhood dream came true today."
Together with fellow student How Soon Guan he flew to a higher level. How Soon Guan comments, "It was an exciting once-in-a- lifetime experience. I think I took a million pictures. We even flew over the Moba office."
The participants did not expect to be part of such an event. They came to Barneveld for the training course and to acquire more knowledge and were very pleased to have the opportunity to enjoy this unique experience.
As a child, it was always my dream to fly in a hot air balloon one day. That childhood dream came true today.- Eric Roth, Roth SRL, Argentina -