If you’re planning a trip to Ahmedabad in Gujarat, a state in the western zone of India then make sure you visit during the kite festival during the month of January which is a spectacle in the night sky. The best place to experience the kite festival is from the terrace where you will get a clear view of all the beautiful kites flying in the sky
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1. Colourful kites:
The festival is all about flying kites, so make sure to experience the vibrant colours and designs of the kites that fill the sky.
2. Kite flying competition, Ahmedabad:
Participate in or witness the thrilling kite flying competition where skilled kite flyers showcase their expertise.
3. Patang bazaar:
Explore the lively Patang bazaar (kite market) where you can buy various types of kites, including traditional Indian and international designs.
4. Traditional music and dance:
Immerse yourself in the cultural spirit of Gujarat by enjoying live performances of traditional music and folk dances, such as Garba and Dandiya Raas.
5. Street food:
Indulge in the lip-smacking street food available at the festival, such as fafda, jalebi, dhokla, and kachori.
6. Kite making workshop:
Learn the art of kite making by participating in a workshop where you can craft your own kite using traditional methods.
7. Night kite flying:
Experience the unique charm of flying illuminated kites at night, creating a mesmerizing display of lights.
8. Kite museum:
Visit the Kite Museum to explore an extensive collection of kites from various countries, showcasing the diversity and history of kite flying.
9. Kite photography exhibition:
Admire the art and beauty of kite photography through an exhibition that showcases unique and captivating photographs taken during the festival.
10. Cultural performances:
Enjoy the lively cultural performances that take place during the festival, including traditional music, dance, and theatrical shows.
The kite festival is one which is best experienced from the terrace of a person you know either family or friend. So make sure you at least experience it once in your lifetime.