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International Kite Festival begins today in Gujarat
By: Chandra81   |    January 10, 2012   |   3 Comments (0) (0)


The International Kite Festival of Gujarat scheduled to be held from January 10 to January 14 at Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmadabad will kick start today. The grand festival will be inaugurated by chief minister Narendra Modi and witness participation of large number of domestic and international kite lovers.

The International Kite Festival is an integral part of Gujarat tours and aimed at giving boost to tourism in Gujarat. Besides participation of domestic and international kite flyers, the festival will have various other highlights as well. Commenting on the International Kite Festival, tourism minister Jaynarayan Vyas said “This year Kite festival will see witness participation of 120 kite flyers from 8 states and 74 foreign kite flyers.”

To cater to the rising popularity of this international festival, special arrangements have been made. “Hundreds of children of AMC’s Seva Basti will kick off the festival with the performance of Surya Namaskar and Surya Vandana. Theme pavilion depicting history of kites, food court, craft bazaar and adventure sports are some of the special attractions planned for this year” added the tourism minister.

An organized tour of Gujarat around this time will let you experience the zeal and enthusiasm of the people draped in the spirit of celebration. There are a plenty to choose from while opting for tours to Gujarat which offers an eclectic mix of heritage, pilgrimage, wildlife and culture. You may like to visit the website of Indian Luxury Trains to choose from an array of tastefully crafted Gujarat tour packages for exclusive holidays in India which could be tailor made to include the International Kite Festival in Gujarat.

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Chandra81 commented on January 11, 2012

Yes its a superb cultural fest. And the sight of multi-hued kites filling the sky-scape is terrific to behold.

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gurpreet commented on January 11, 2012

this si awesome love to see the kite festival

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