1st Telangana International Kite Festival of 2016

Telangana’s first international kite festival was held on 14th& 15th January, 2016 at the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad campus. This two-day event was an exciting initiative by the Department of Youth Advancement, Tourism and Culture of the Telangana State Government, in collaboration with the Royal Kite Flyers Club of India and Aga Khan Academy.

Bringing together international teams of professional kite-flyers, along with thousands of kite-enthusiasts from around the city, the festival aimed to educate and entertain through a series of kite-making workshops, kite-flying lessons, and kite-fighting competitions.

From the traditional Patang to Thailand’s Octopus kite, over 120 varieties were part of Telangana’s 1st International KITE Festival that brought together 33 flying experts from across the globe.