Uttarayan Kite Festival

Festival | Cultural Festival

Kite festival falls on January 14 each year heralds a change of season, marking the movement of the Sun into the northern hemisphere. Kite flying day in Gujarat is like no other, anywhere. On this day the sky all over towns of Gujarat gets dotted with innumerable kites. Kite flier engages in competing with others on their kite flying skills. Thousands of Kites in different size, shapes and color can be seen and it’s celebrated among communities, neighborhoods, friends and family members.  Ahmedabad and Surat are two cities that have become known for this and guests from all over make a visit and its considered an experience to witness the spectacle.

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Also Known As
International Kite Festival

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  • Gujarat
    Ahmedabad, Gujarat's commercial capital and is one of the major industrial cities in India. more