The International kite festival of Jodhpur, Rajasthan began only a few years. However, even in such a short span of time, it has become quite popular. In the Jodhpur International Desert Kite festival, the best kite flyers from India as well as rest of the world take part. The aim is to show of your kite flying skills. A lot of excitement surrounds this festival.
Generally, the date of this Kite Festival in India is 14th January
(Makar Sankranti). It is a three-day festival, held at the Polo Ground
in Jodhpur. Air Force helicopters also release a large number of kites
from above. Hundreds of schoolchildren also release balloons. During the
kite festival, the sky gets filled up with kites of various designs and
colors. There is a lot of enthusiasm among the people also regarding
this festival. It reaches the highest point when a kite gets cut.
The festival has the following two competitions:
International Desert Kite Festival of Jodhpur is one of the popular kite festivals in Rajasthan.