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    Balloons (entertainment)

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    • 99 Luftballons

    • 99 Luftballons

      "99 Luftballons" (German: Neunundneunzig Luftballons, "99 balloons") is an anti-war protest song by the German band Nena from their 1983 self-titled album. An English-language version titled "99 Red Balloons", with lyrics by Kevin McAlea, was also released on the album 99 Luftballons in 1984 after widespread success of ... Read »


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    • Airdancer

    • An AirDancer, also known as a SkyDancer, is an inflatable moving advertising product comprising a long fabric tube (with two or more outlets), which is attached to and powered by an electrical fan. As the electrical fan blows air through the fabric tube, this causes the tube to move about in a dynamic dancing or flaili ... Read »


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    • Balloon fetish

    • A balloon fetish is a sexual fetish that involves balloons. A balloon fetishist is also referred to as a "looner". Some balloon fetishists "revel in the popping of balloons and [others] may become anxious and tearful at the very thought of popping balloons". Others enjoy blowing up balloons or sitting and lying on them ... Read »


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    • Balloon release

    • A balloon release is a ceremonial event in which a number of hydrogen or helium-filled balloons are unleashed into the sky. Balloon releases can be done as a prayer ceremony, to create a photo opportunity, to raise awareness of a cause or campaign, or as a competitive long-distance race. There is considerable oppositi ... Read »


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    • Balloon rocket

    • A balloon rocket is a rubber balloon filled with air or other gases. Besides being simple toys, balloon rockets are a widely used as a teaching device to demonstrate basic. To launch a simple rocket, the untied opening of an inflated balloon is released. The elasticity of the balloon contracts the air out through ... Read »


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    • Balloon-carried light effect

    • A balloon-carried light effect is a special effect carried by a balloon, which can be fixed with a rope to the ground or free-flying. Balloon-carried light effects can be used without safety concerns at events with a lot of people, because they do not require the use of flammable substances and there is no danger of f ... Read »


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    • Bleach balloon

    • Bleach balloons, also known as bleach bombs, are water balloons filled with bleach as opposed to water. In 2012 there were multiple incidences of balloons allegedly filled with bleach thrown at students between the months of June and September. Four students filed reports with the UT police department, which were ... Read »


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    • DARPA Network Challenge

    • The 2009 DARPA Network Challenge was a prize competition for exploring the roles the Internet and social networking play in the real-time communications, wide-area collaborations, and practical actions required to solve broad-scope, time-critical problems. The competition was sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research ... Read »


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    • Flight of the Red Balloon

    • Flight of the Red Balloon

      Flight of the Red Balloon (French: Le voyage du ballon rouge) is a 2007 French-Taiwanese film directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien. It is the first part in a new series of films produced by Musée d'Orsay, and tells the story of a French family as seen through the eyes of a Chinese student. The film was shot in August and Sep ... Read »


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    • Henry Maar

    • Henry Maar

      Henry J. Maar (1921–1992), known as "The Sultan of Balloons", was one of the pioneers in balloon twisting. He appeared for over a decade on episodes of the long running Bozo's Circus. While the origins of balloon twisting is impossible to prove, Emmy Award winning producer/director Joseph Maar has provided evidenc ... Read »


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    • Balloon modelling

    • Balloon modelling or balloon twisting is the shaping of special modelling balloons into almost any given shape, often a balloon animal. People who create balloon animals and other twisted balloon sculptures are called Twisters, Balloon Benders and Balloon Artists. Twisters often perform in restaurants, at birthday part ... Read »


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    • The Red Balloon

    • The Red Balloon

      The Red Balloon (French: Le Ballon Rouge) is a 1956 French fantasy comedy-drama featurette written, produced, and directed by Albert Lamorisse. The thirty-five-minute short, which follows the adventures of a young boy who one day finds a sentient, mute, red balloon, was filmed in the Ménilmontant neighbourhood of Pa ... Read »


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    • Taiwan Balloons Museum

    • Coordinates: 24°14′50.5″N 120°41′56.5″E / 24.247361°N 120.699028°E / 24.247361; 120.699028 The Taiwan Balloons Museum (Chinese: 台灣氣球博物館; pinyin: Táiwān Qìqiú Bówùguǎn) is a museum about balloons in Shengang Distri ... Read »


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    • Thundersticks

    • Thundersticks, sometimes known as cheerstix, bangers or bambams, are long, narrow plastic balloons that are used as promotional noise makers. The noise is created when two thundersticks are struck together. They are most often used at sporting events, political rallies and concerts. Thundersticks, known as makdae ... Read »


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    • Toy balloon

    • A toy balloon or party balloon, is a small balloon mostly used for decoration, advertising and child toy. Toy balloons are usually made of rubber or aluminized plastic, and inflated with air or helium. They come in a great variety of sizes and shapes, but are most commonly 10 to 30 centimetres in diameter. Toy balloons ... Read »


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    • Water balloon

    • A water balloon or water bomb is a latex rubber balloon filled with water. Water balloons are used in a summer pastime of cooling off through water balloon wars. Water balloons are also popular for celebrations, including celebrating Holi and Carnival in India, Nepal, and several other countries. Gas balloons (air ... Read »


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    • The White Balloon

    • The White Balloon

      The White Balloon (Persian: بادکنک سفيد ‎‎, Badkonake sefid) is a 1995 Iranian film directed by Jafar Panahi, with a screenplay by Abbas Kiarostami. It was Panahi's feature-film debut as director. The film received many strong critical reviews and won numerous awards in the inter ... Read »


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