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4th International Kite Festival begins at Dwarka

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

An international kite festival organised by Tourism department today began in Dwarka, with professional kite flying experts from and abroad exhibiting their skill and leaving the visitors delighted.

The three-day festival held at Dwarka's DDA Ground was inaugurated by Tourim Minister Kapil Mishra, who said these festivals provide people an opportunity to unite.

International kite flyers from Germany, Korea, the US, China, Thailand, Ukraine, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Netherlands and participated and demonstrated their talent during the fourth International Kite Festival.

Expert kite flyers from Gujarat, Maharashtra, Jaipur, Chennai, Kerala, and also displayed their skills on the first day of the festival.

Colourful kites dotted the skyline but the highlights were a kite trail of nearly 150 kites and night kite flying.

During a special demonstration, professional flyers demonstrated the art of making kites. Visitors were excited over the presence of mehndi artistes, candy-floss makers, bio-scope machines, caricature artistes and tattoo artistes.

The venue decorated with large and miniature kites also excited the visitors.

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First Published: Sat, January 14 2017. 19:07 IST