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Jai Hanuman

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Son of WindGod Jai Shri                                                                                  Hanuman

2nd pg of Presentation@SouthKorea UIKF 2014

Many in India who are a keen kite flying enthusiast do not wish or wanted to be part of the menace and carnage caused by the evil effect and refrain from the death game. This opened a new wave of kiting to regenerate a motion for not just flying  but spending herculian task of endeavouring to create own kites. Kites made with so much patience with an end result of good and big kite fast becoming gaining a creative memontum. But again such kiters or so called kite builders are very small in numbers compared to kiters buying kites spending enormouhs money.

Hence the festivals in India becoming more as show kites festival which are voluntarily supported by the people who witness it with sheer joy of fun and amusement. Soft kites and kites on cultural motifs have identified a place for such shows.

Kites Introduced KiteLife Foundation, India

Kites made by KLF are inculcated from the inspiration of traditional art forms. These kites promote diversity,culture and heritage of India. Such eff…

the presentation @ Usieong County UIKF 2014

UIKF 2014 Where I had presentaion before the invited members and participants in the international forum

India - Kite culture

After its introduction in India, the kites further evolved into the fighter kite, as popularly known where thousands were flown every year on the festivals such as Major sankranthi, also known to be the harvest season of India. This falls in the month of January

As it is popular in the country where it often takes the form kite fighting in which participant string to snag each other's kites or cut other kites down. Fighting kites are usually small flat diamond shape kites made of paper and bamboo. Tails are not used on fighter kites so to bring in agility and maeuverablity are not compromsed. Kite fighting  exists in the northern, western,eastern regions of India, notable for their kite fighting festivals. Kites are flown in roof tops. Other than the spring festivals, Indians fly kite during Republic and Independence days. Some does in the religious days a…