Hendrick’s Gin A.W.E.V.A.N.A.I.R. at the inaugural Honda Celebration of Light Downtown!
A.W.E.V.A.N.A.I.R. (Amazing, Whimsical, Enchanting, Voyaging, Astounding, Nocturnal, Ascending, Interstellar, Roamer), the 65-foot hot air balloon (oddly decorated with cucumbers and roses) will whisk lucky Golden Ticket winners 44 ¼ cucumbers high into the Vancouver sky.
The one-of-a-kind, cucumbers for keys, C.O.R.G.A.N. (Cucumber Organ of Remarkably Glorious Auditory Nirvana) which features real, whole cucumbers that generate sound in lieu of traditional keys on an organ. The real cucumbers are changed daily to ensure optimum harmony and the freshest of sound as unusual C.O.R.G.A.N.ists play in the Hendrick’s Gin Air Departure Lounge both evenings.
Friday, August 2nd and Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Vancouver Art Gallery (in front)
750 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H7
Notable attendees and over 4,425 guests of the Honda Celebration of Light Downtown are expected to visit the Hendrick’s Gin Air Departure Lounge.
PHOTO & VIDEO OPPORTUNITIES:
Inflation of the 65-foot hot air balloon A.W.E.V.A.N.A.I.R. (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Inaugural flight on the 65-foot hot air A.W.E.V.A.N.A.I.R. (5:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.)
Official ribbon cutting to open the Portal of Peculiarity (5:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.)
Other oddities during the evening:
The C.O.R.G.A.N. (Cucumber Organ of Remarkably Glorious Auditory Nirvana), a one-of-a-kind musical instrument which consists of real, whole cucumber keys that create a distinctive musical tone when touched.
The Hendrick’s Gin Theremin played by thereminist Theadora Feu Follet. A Theremin is an electronic musical instrument in which the tone is generated by two high-frequency oscillators and the pitch controlled by the movement of the performer's hand toward and away from the circuit.
Renowned Intuitive Specialist Terri-Lynn Decker giving special energy readings for guests in the Hendrick’s Gin Air Departure Lounge.
Live news interviews from the 65-foot hot air balloon as it floats skyward at the 29th edition of the famous festival and the inaugural Honda Celebration of Light Downtown.
Weather reports in air from the 65-foot hot air balloon
Reporters playing the one-of-a-king Cucumber Organ (C.O.R.G.A.N.) that has real cucumbers that emit music instead of the standard keys.
For more information regarding the Hendrick’s Gin A.W.E.V.A.N.A.I.R. or Hendrick’s Gin in Canada, please visit the online press room at hendricksgin.alchemystsinc.com.
To learn more about the whimsical world of Hendrick’s Gin globally, please visit www.hendricksgin.com.