Kite flying is one of the most fun sports activity. Kite across the whole world create a spectacular moment in the sky which is only an imagination or a thought. A clear blue sky is an ideal place for the colorful kites in the sky.
Kite flying festival is not just for the kids, it is a festival where every age group of people comes over their rooftops, terraces, and maidans to fly the colorful kites high in the sky. It is one of the most popular festivals which is celebrated throughout the world. Some believe that this spectacular festival originated in China while others think it to be originated in the Pacific. It is the most loving outdoor fun activity among the people.
Here is the list of kite celebration done in few parts of the world in their unique ways:
The kite festival is held every year in Weifang, China. This festival attracts thousands of kite enthusiasts from all over the world. Handcrafted unique kites are a great attraction to the people in China. This festival is celebrated for a week in the month of April.
During this festival, the city is decorated with beautiful lanterns and adoring streamers. Weifang kite museum is one of the biggest museum kite museums in the world. China is therefore said to be the kite capital of the world. The designs of most of the Chinese kites include the historical myths and folklore.
Festival of winds is held on the beautiful Bondi beach. Every year in September, kite enthusiasts come up with their dazzling kites to the beach and enhance the beauty of the sky with amazing creations.
This place is perfect for a family outing. Food stalls Puppet show and kite parade are some phenomenal activities you can enjoy. This festival is celebrated without cravenness of prizes as in competition. It is a festival which could be enjoyed by everybody.
India a land of festivals, celebrate every festival with great joy and happiness. Uttarayan festival is celebrated in India every year on 14th January. Skies are mosaic of big, small, traditional, fantastical kites fight with each other for space. One can spend hours gazing the colorful skies during the festivals along with the sweet dishes which are prepared for the festival. It includes Undhiyu, Jalebi, til laddu and Chikki.
Apart from other countries festival of a kite is related with the festival of Makar Sankranti. This festival is celebrated in India marking the end of the winter season. Several thousands of spectators and participators come to India to add glories in this festival in Gujrat and Ahmedabad.
Every year in the month of may kite festival is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm in the city of Hamamatsu In Shizuoka Prefecture. During the festival, the clear peaceful blue sky turns into a colorful battle of kites on the Great Sand dune.
Thousands of men, women, and children come here to graze the occasion with beautiful kites. For this festival public transport is also available which runs daily from Hamamatsu station to the festival museum.
The International kite festival Of Jakarta is one of the oldest and most popular kite festivals in Indonesia. This festival is held in the month of July and last for two days. People from all over Indonesia fly towards Jakarta to celebrate the fun festival.
A huge dragon size kite in the sky of Jakarta is a huge attraction for visitors from all over the world. Preparation of this festival begins a month ago to make and design the most beautiful kites along with the strings. During the festival, people participate in activities which involves building and creating traditional kites and prepare takes part in the kite exhibitions.
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