Come Fly a Kite!

by David Van Dyk
(Galisteo, NM, USA)

Kite poster

Kite poster

Galisteo New Mexico USA

1st Annual Kite Festival

Galisteo Rodeo ground parking

Saturday April 26th 2014 10 A.M.

Family/kid friendly

Free admission

Free kites for first 100 fliers.

Kite workshop on Friday, April 25th, 1-6 P.M. at Community center

Galisteo is famous for its beautiful horizons
and treeless landscapes.
Hollywood is here for our skies all the time.
We'd love to have some large kites.
You'all come!

We're 23 miles south of Santa Fe on State Highway 41

Sponsored by LaSalade Galisteo.org and a grant from NmArts

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Treeless
by: Tim Parish

Treeless landscapes? Come on people, that means easier kite launching ;-) Not to mention fewer obstacles downwind. Support this new festival...

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Wind Speeds

Light Air
1-5 km/h
1-3 mph
1-3 knots
Beaufort 1

Light breeze
6–11 km/h
4–7 mph
4–6 knots
Beaufort 2

Gentle ...
12–19 km/h
8–12 mph
7–10 knots
Beaufort 3

Moderate ...
20–28 km/h
13–18 mph
11–16 knots
Beaufort 4

Fresh ...
29–38 km/h
19–24 mph
17–21 knots
Beaufort 5

Strong ...
39–49 km/h
25–31 mph
22–27 knots
Beaufort 6

High Wind
50-61 km/h
32-38 mph
28-33 knots
Beaufort 7

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