Thousands of pink balloons to bring peace to Kabul

Kabul will be surprised by 1000 biodegradable pink balloons as New York artist Yazmany Arboleda creates a living sculpture to bring about joy, wonderment and a new sense of awareness to its people.
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One morning this coming Spring, ten thousand pink balloons will fill the city of Kabul. As inhabitants of the Afghan capital city make their way to work, over a hundred volunteers will distribute these balloons as symbols of hope and beauty, and peace and happiness.

Event organiser and New York-based artist Yazmany Arboleda said the actual date will be a surprise. ‘Once people will wake up, they will see an explosion of colours,’ he told a news conference on Monday.

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