Môssieur Ballon's show takes place in front of a backdrop made entirely of balloons. It's a magical time filled with games, comedy, and storytelling, where balloons and children take center stage!
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Once the show is over, the balloon backdrop can stay in place to the delight of children young and old.
Close up on another part of the balloon backdrop: a waterfront, foam, reeds, flowers and a frog mask. The frog mask isn't so much part of the show per se, but rather a prop used by the kids as part of the show.
After the show, a distribution of simple balloon sculptures is organized for all the children who couldn't get one during the show. All those who want a balloon and wait in line get the chance to go home with a little keepsake.
The kids become leading actors in the roleplay that takes up part of Môssieur Ballon's show. The frog mask worn by one of the children is also completely made with balloons.
The children aren't just extras in this show: they take over the mic and get a spot in the limelight!
During the show, the children get the chance to win balloon sculptures. Some are very basic, others more elaborate.
Two other children from the public get involved in the show and mime the the story of the Princess and the Frog, with the help of accessories entirely made with balloons.
The backstage decoration can greatly vary... Here a castle made entirely with balloons (about 3000 of them) ! This prop is particularly addapted to the story of the Princess and the Knight... All right, all right... He used to be a Frog... but now, he is a Knight!
The dimensions and configuration of this backstage decoration, a castle made with about 3000 balloons, is particularly well suited for a puppet show... to the great pleasure of the children who get completely involved in the story (hmm... "carried away" might better describe it sometimes...) by talking (shouting?) back and forth with the balloon characters.
A very popular moment of the show is the game "Who Wants to get Balloons with Air ?". It's very simple, Môssieur Ballon twists a balloon figure and gives it to the first child who can guess what it is before it is completely finished.
As usual afterwards, Môssieur Ballon twists balloons and gives quick sculptures to chidren who did not have the opportunity to win one during the show.
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