International Kite Festival 2019 | Ahmedabad IKF 2019

International Kite Festival 2019 has brightened up the skies in the beautiful city of Ahmedabad ahead of Makar Sankranti. People from All over India and also from foreign countries visit these festival for its uniqueness in competition, food hubs, vivid culture, AHA Taxis too participate in these festival by providing their services Car Rental Services which help tourist to explore more. Gujarat celebrates more than 200 festivals each year and the International Kite festival also known as Uttarayan is considered as one of the greatest festivals. It attracts more than thousands of kite crazies from all over the world. | International Kite Festival 2019 |

International Kite Festival 2019

International Kite Festival 2019

Makar Sankranti is celebrated to enjoy the transition of the sun to the Northern Hemisphere and this season is the time of fertility and harvest. Kite flying, kite painting, kite making, and aerial acrobatics are different activities you can enjoy during the International Kite festival. This year International Kite festival is being celebrated from January 6th to 13th. According to the Indian calendar, this big event of Uttarayan marks the day when winter starts to turn into the summer.

International Kite Festival 2019

International Kite Festival 2019

International Kite Festival 2019

Uttarayan is one of the most eagerly awaited festivals and is celebrated with much fervor and enthusiasm within the Gujarat community while many visitors from all across the world come especially during this time to witness and participate in the rabid festivities.

International Kite Festival 2019

International Kite Festival 2019

People from all about 19 countries- 42 International and 60 National kite flyers participate in the festival. Different types of kites of various sizes will be flown during the festival. Various cultural programmes will also be organized to promote the local culture and tradition of the state. People come all the way from different cities to enjoy this festival like by booking cab from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. The International Kite Festival is a unique phenomenon, during which the skies over most of the cities at the time of Uttarayan are covered with kites before dawn until the dark hours.

International Kite Festival 2019

Parents and children set their alarm for 5 AM and start flying kites in the ideal pre-dawn wind, although normally impossible to get there out of bed for other activities.

International Kite Festival 2019

The day starts in every household women prepare ceremonial delicacies like Til ke Ladoo, Undhyu, Chikki, and Surati Jamun in the kitchen. Shops are closed and everybody is seen on their roofs of the houses in groups, making kite festival doesn’t end with the sun selling famous emojis to the classic Chinese Dragons, every possible shapes and size of kites in vibrant hues fill up the Gujarat sky on this day.

International Kite Festival 2019

Book AHA Taxis now and Travel in Gujarat during this Kite Festival!

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Roshan Dibya Ranjan

Hi! I’m Roshan. I started my travels without any plans to unknown destinations. I always believe that ‘We live only once’. So I try to make most of my life by traveling around the world. travel and photography is just an integral part of my life. For me, as a photographer ‘Every face has a story to tell’.

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