Thailand International Kite Festival 2018 takes to Hua Hin Skies on 23-25 March
by Shrutee K/DNS
The ever-popular Thailand International Kite Festival is set to take to the skies on 23-25 March, 2018 at the Army Non Commissioned Officer School, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan. This year, the event will see 20 kite flying teams from many different countries, including Switzerland, Germany and France. Among the displays of beautiful kites from all over the world will include giant kites in the shapes of super heroes and cartoon characters as well as in geometric forms. In addition, there are stunning musical performance of revolution kites and a show of stunt kites with fliers who’ll compete to show off their high-speed flying skills.
Visitors will get a chance to watch Chula and Pak Pao show of unique Thai kites dancing in the sky, accompanied by Thai classical music Pi Phatensemble. Ringside Kite Tour allows tourists to see kites in the kite flying field, stay at close range to the kites, take photos and watch world-class kite flyers. One can try a hand at making, drawing and painting a kite at the Kite Kid Paint corner, create limited edition of art pieces at the Do It Yourself (DIY) section, or learn how to make a boomerang and learn how to throw it at the Boomerang Workshop. Visit the Wind Garden to see how professionals decorate a ground with wind-playing arts like kites and materials that can be moved by wind, sound producing pieces like turbines, mobiles, bells, etc., Along with all of this, relish signature dishes of Hua Hin at any of the Food Trucks present at the venue and enjoy light music and relaxing ambience of Hua Hin. Take a look at the Kite Exhibition, or buy colourful kites, utility items, ornaments, and local handicrafts from the Weekend Market. This is an ideal event for families to enjoy themselves together.