Team M'lore kites fly over France skies

Team M'lore kites fly over France skies

Team Mangalore, the city based hobby group of kite flyers, on invitation from Mayor of Dieppe participated in the 17th Dieppe International Kite Festival held at Dieppe in France.

According to a press release, the team comprising of Sarvesh Rao, Dinesh Holla, Satish Rao, Shashank Shetty and Pran Hegde showcased some of the best kites to the people of France. Kite flyers from over 40 countries participated in this event.

Team Mangalore kites such as Kathakali, Yakshagana,Gajaraja, Avatar Bird, Charlie, Owl, Deer, Pushpaka Vimana and their new creation ‘Garuda’ got appreciation from the people of France and fellow kite flyers of rest of the world. 

The team conducted workshops for the children to make Indian fighter kites. The Team members also distributed some kites to the children free of cost.

 The Mangalore team spread culture by distributing Bindi’s to women and lapel pins to kids.

‘Graywings,’ an exhibition of line art sketches of artist Dinesh Holla attracted huge crowd and was appreciated by the organisers and the public who visited the exhibition stand.
This exhibition was an added feature to the festival.

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