LOOK: Kris attends hot air balloon fest in Pampanga

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 12 2014 08:39 AM | Updated as of Apr 12 2014 04:39 PM

MANILA – Host-actress Kris Aquino and some of her female celebrity friends recently went to Lubao, Pampanga to attend the biggest annual hot air balloon festival in Southeast Asia.

The Philippine Hot Air Balloon Festival kicked off on Thursday, April 10, with 37 balloons from 21 participating countries.

The event will run until Sunday, April 13.

In these photos by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com, Aquino is seen viewing and riding hot air balloons during the festival along with stars Erich Gonzales, Solenn Heussaff and Shaina Magdayao.

Solenn Heussaff, Erich Gonzales, Kris Aquino and Shaina Magdayao view the hot air balloons as they prepare to ride one themselves. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com
Kris Aquino hops on a hot air balloon together with Shaina Magdayao. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com
Shaina Magdayao and Kris Aquino ride a hot air balloon. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com
Solenn Heussaff and Erich Gonzales ride a hot air balloon. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com
More balloons start to take off. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com