What to Celebrate this Week: Balloons Around the World Day!

by Stefanie on October 4, 2010

When: October 6, 2010

Balloons Around the World Day

On Wednesday, October 6, 2010, balloon artists around the world will be taking part in an event designed to highlight the act of giving. These artist give thousands of smiles to people of all ages by showcasing the art of balloon twisting and decorating.Hundreds of balloon sculptors will be arranging thousands of balloons into dogs, hats, and a variety of colorful creative sculptures.

Each artist donates an hour or more of their time towards a good cause in their community. The sculptures are free of charge or exchanged for a donation to charity. It’s an event that allows people to showcase a unique art and give back to their communities.

Did you know that the first rubber balloons were invented in 1824? Professor Michael Faraday used them for his experiments with hydrogen at the Royal Institution in London. Today, millions of balloons are manufactured daily in a number of different countries and colors!

Guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face, balloons come in a variety of colors, shapes, sizes and can be used to play a number of different games or for colorful decorations.

To celebrate this fun holiday, check out PartyLand‘s Animal Balloons, air pumps and How-to Books! Or call up one of our favorite balloon artists.

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