Over 45 countries participate in India’s vibrant kite festival

7 January 2019

Participants from over 45 countries on Sunday took part in the 30th edition of the International Kite Festival in India's Ahmedabad city in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat.

The festival will continue for eight days and will see the participation of hundreds of members from across the globe filling Ahmedabad sky with vibrant hues. Another important aspect of the festival is the competition where participants are asked to show their skills in cutting the thread supporting other kites.