International Super Kite Festival, 2015, Pune, India

by Tanay Patekar
(Pune, Maharashtra, India)



Hi all Kite lovers,

This is the second year for the kite festival to be held in Pune, India. Pune is well known for its arts and cultural activities.

The very first year received a wholehearted response and interestingly this year too the event will be a grand success.

The event will have kite flyers from 18 countries and with 41 professional kite flyers displaying their skills.

The event is scheduled on coming Monday 26th January 2015. Interestingly on this day the constitution of India was formed and is marked as Republic Day.

For more information about the event, please visit the below link:

https://in.explara.com/e/iskf

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by: Tim Parish

Thanks Tanay. If that first photo is a taste of what is about to happen, the festival should get plenty of attention! (The second photo is good too, but the first one had more impact for me...)

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