Mangaluru: Team Mangalore, city-based hobby group of kite flyers has been officially invited to the ‘3rd Aspire International Kite Festival’, to be held from March 6 to 9 at Doha, Qatar.
This unique Kite Festival will showcase some of the best kites flown by flyers of international fame around the world.
Team Mangalore (India) a regular in International kite flying scene will be taking part in this prestigious event representing India. A team of three members viz., Nitin J. Shetty, Subhash Pai T. (MRPL) and Sathish Rao B. will participate in this mega event.
Kites of all shapes and sizes will be on display including some massive character and theme based kites. It would be a gathering of all the kite lovers in Doha, Qatar. The Kite Festival will have workshops where people can learn everything from making kites to flying them.
Earlier, Team Mangalore had participated in various International Kite Festivals held at Canada, UK, France, Thailand, Korea, Dubai, Qatar, Sri Lanka and Italy and recently it had participated in the International Kite Festival held at Dubai and its new creation Garuda and Vibhishana got accolades from the people of Dubai, UAE.
The team is going to showcase their variety of kites which include Kathakkali, the largest kite in India and also various other kites such as Yakshagaana, Vibhishana, Garuda, Delta Devil, Durga, Charlie, Owl, Gajaraja, Pushpaka Vimana, Dampathi, Bird, Kathakali series etc.,
Now the team is all set to fly to Qatar to showcase the cultural heritage of India in Qatar.
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