Kite fliers have a field day

National level event attracts huge number of participants

Kite fliers have  a field day

  A kite designed as a Yakshagana artiste attracted the crowd at the Kite Festival on Tuesday. DH Photo A 'flying' cow and six pack Salman Khan 'colliding' with a Shahid Kapoor and what not, thanks to professional kite fliers who flew over 100 shapes and sizes at the City's biggest kite festival here on Tuesday at Palace Ground.

Junior chamber International, a world wide federation of young leaders and entrepreneurs had organised the festival. Several kite fliers from Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Bangalore competed for space in the skies.

The event saw a huge turnout of children and adults who were busy flying high with their kites from morning to evening to mark the R-Day.

The centre for attraction were Michael Jackson kite dancing to the gentle January breeze. Bollywood stars like Salman and Shahid were also sent to the ninth cloud, thanks to their fans, who flew their diamond shaped kites. The sky resembled a canvass where the kite fliers hung their imagination.

Speaking to Deccan Herald, a parent Janardhana said, every year he comes with his family to watch the variety and the creativity in kites.

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