21JUN 2018
Night Kite flying

Night Kite flying

Saturday, June 25th and Sunday, June 26th West side of Mitch Park – Enter from Santa Fe north of Covell Sat. 9:30 A.M – 4:30 P.M. & after sundown a Lighted Night Flight (wind & weather permitting). Sunday 9:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. 2016 is the 26th Anniversary of the KiteFest and admission is free. KiteFest will include many activities for the experienced flyer as…

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18JUN 2018
Human Kite flying

Human Kite flying

The engineer s suit is made from a 200 square foot kite , powered by motorised wings which amplify Smeets s arm movements Smeets takes a run-up for his test flight. The 31-year-old engineer claims that he flew 300 feet and stayed in the air for a minute Smeets s invention uses accelerometers and motors to amplify the flapping of his arms Smeets video has provoked controversy…

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15JUN 2018
Makar Sankranti Kite flying

Makar Sankranti Kite flying

Makar Sankranti is famous for its sesame sweets and kite flying. But there is much more to this festival that is a celebration of the Winter Solstice. Sadhguru looks at the significance of this festival of movement, and explains how it is based on a profound understanding of cosmic and human geometry. This article is also available in Sadhguru: Makar Sankranti is celebrated…

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12JUN 2018
Kites Hindi

Kites Hindi

Certainly did not soar last weekend in North America - what the heck, according to the actual figures released on Monday evening, it did not even gross $1 million even though it was the 10th highest grossing film in the continent. Now the speculation has started whether Hrithik Roshan s underperforming film will good business in the mainstream theatres as a 90 minute version…

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09JUN 2018
Weymouth Kite Festival

Weymouth Kite Festival

Monday was a lot better: wind a lot lighter, and coming off the water (as opposed to rolling over the hotels on the Esplanade, as it did on Sunday). T5 Cubans were the weapon of choice, and I think we pretty much nailed our routines. Two other teams were present: Flame, the current UK dual-line team champions (including the pair Phoenix), and the , flying both as a 3-man team…

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06JUN 2018
Kite flying in Afghanistan

Kite flying in Afghanistan

Did you know you could get arrested for flying a kite in Pakistan, after the pastime was banned in 2007, for safety reasons? But as long as you stay away from power lines, where is the danger in flying a paper kite, right? Believe it or not, authorities say kites kill people. In Asian countries like India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan kite fighting is a very popular…

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03JUN 2018
Kiteboarding Vancouver

Kiteboarding Vancouver

Kiteboarding, also known more specifically as kitesurfing, harnesses the power of the wind with a controllable power kite thanks to which you re propelled across the water on a kiteboard, similar to a small surfboard. Kiteboarding is one of the most rapidly growing adrenaline sports in the world. Although it might not look like it, it is an easy sport to learn — as long as…

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31MAY 2018
Kite Festival images Photos

Kite Festival images Photos

Stuart Villanueva Texas City Kite Festival Mary Smaistrla tends to a 20-foot Big Meany kite while participating in the Texas City Kite Festival on the Texas City Dike Saturday, July 25, 2015. Daniel Brizendine of Webster launches a dolphin kite into the breeze at the Texas City Kite Festival Saturday, July 25, 2015. Stuart Villanueva 6-year-old Jozlyn Isaman waits to launch…

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28MAY 2018
White Kite bird

White Kite bird

Leucistic Red kite at Gigrin Farm For a few years, it has been an open secret that there is a white Red kite in Central Wales. The kite is occasionally seen at the Gigrin Farm Red kite feeding centre. The kite is almost certainly ‘leucistic : Leucism is a very unusual condition whereby the pigmentation cells in an animal or bird fail to develop properly. This can result in…

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