With more than half a million balloons, the IX edition of the Sea of Balls Festival was held from June 2nd to 8th, 2021 under the theme “Golden Pages of Russian History”.

The parade, which annually brings together international balloon artists to demonstrate their talent and creativity around the design of life-size sculptures and giant platforms, made it possible for witnesses to enjoy moving works of art that traveled through the central streets of Gelendizhik, Russia.

This year we participated in this festival full of color and creativity through Sergei Shevchenko. As captain of the “SHARZH” team, Shevchenko dazzled us with a 4-meter cartoon sculpture that represented Ivan the Terrible.

This was a bit of what was experienced during the Sea of Balls International Festival 2021: