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Kite Flying Festivals in India an Amazing Experience!

By Ajay Kumar Subscribe to RSS | January 20th 2012 | Views:
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If you love kite flying and enjoy this event then let me tell you that there are many places in the world where kite flying is celebrated as a festival with utmost enthusiasm and spirit like that of Ahmadabad in Gujarat and the Jaipur in Rajasthan in India.

Kite Flying in India is celebrated as a festival with utmost joy, even many tourist who come to visit India also visit this place and enjoy the mass celebration event, and take memories back to their home with their cameras.

Kite-flying festival is being held in important cities of Gujarat each year. Hundreds of expert kite-makers and kite-flyers are invited to put special spirit and style in this festival, not only from the Indian cities but also from other parts of the world. Designer's Kites of different varieties, color and sizes are used for the kite flying.

In Gujarat this Kite Flying event is held on a festival day called as “Makar Sankranti”; and sometimes is also called as the “Kite Flying Day”. This day has been given much importance in the Gujarat unlike other festivals. In the main city of Gujarat that is Ahmadabad this day is celebrated as International Kite Festival.

Actually there is no fixed time and period for flying kite in India, and it is celebrated at different times in different parts(states) of the country and is also associated with different festivals round the country. The most important of all is the Ahmadabad's International Kite Festival, which is celebrated in the month of January on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. Eminent expert kite fliers from not only India but all over the world come here to design kites and to participate in the kite flying festival which would obviously enthrall you by their kite flying skills.

Another main and popular International Kite Festival event also take place in the month of January the Jaipur in the state of Rajasthan in India, where it is celebrated with the same theme, spirit and joy as in Ahmadabad. In Jaipur it is celebrated at Polo Ground and this event lasts for three days; at last day the skills of the kite flying and kite designers experts is assessed and even the prizes are distribute to the most skilled kite experts. This event is also popular as a international kite festival.

Another Kite Flying Festival location is Delhi where it is also celebrated with same enthusiasm and high spirit near the Palika Bazaar in Connaught Place in New Delhi. This event is held on the day of festival Makar Sankranti too. Lots of kite experts participate in this event too and al last prizes are distributed to the winners of the completion followed by a gala dinner. Lots of kites of different sizes, shapes and color dominate the blue sky of Delhi create such a wonderful scene which would impress you and you would not be able to stop yourself from saying wow..

Rakshabandhan and Independence Day are some of the other main occasions when you can see sky full of colorful kites swaying in the skies in different parts of the world.

Hence if you come to visit India it is better to ask your tour operators to assist you to attend such kite festivals in India to add more joy and adventure to you India tour.

The writer is a travel loving person and has very deep knowledge of different places of Asia like India, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, etc. and its cultural and historical information and is working as a vacation packages designer for the tourists and organize tour package for India as per the customer needs and suitability with the Hungry Bags a leading Tour Organizing Company of Asia which provides tour packages to various destinations in Asia, like family Kerala holiday package, package for Singapore, and many other exclusive tour package Singapore, as well as to many other locations in the Asia and rest of the world at very affordable price.

Ajay Kumar - About Author:
Hungry Bags is a leading Tour Organizing Company of Asia which provides tour packages to various destinations in Asia, like family Kerala holiday package, package tour to Singapore, and many other exclusive Singapore package tour, as well as to many other locations in the Asia and rest of the world at very affordable price.

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