International Kite Festival 2023 : Ahmedabad, Gujarat
The International Kite Festival 2023 was Organised in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on January 8.
- The festival is being organized by Gujarat Tourism on the G20 theme of ‘One Earth, One Family, One Future.
- Ahmedabad first hosted the International Kite Festival on the occasion of Uttarayan in 1989.
- Apart from Ahmedabad, the International Kite festival will also be organized in Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Dwarka, Somnath, Dhordo, and Kevadia.
- After a gap of 2 years, skies over the Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad adorned with colorful unique Kites.
- More than 800 kite flyers from across India and the world participated and displayed their unique creations in this Festival.
- This year, kite enthusiasts from different countries fly Kites at the same time attempting to create a Guinness World Record for the maximum number of kite flyers.
- A special Parade by international and national kite flyers, a theme pavilion displaying the history of kites, and workshops on making and flying kites was among the major attractions of the festival this year.