Hundreds of colorful kites will take to the sky this weekend as the city celebrates its annual Jakarta International Kite Festival. The festival will be held on Saturday (30/11/2013) and Sunday (1/12/2013)
Jakarta administration in collaboration with Yayasan Masyarakat Layang – Layang and Legong Kite Society to host an international kite festival with the theme “New Jakarta, Our Jakarta ” . The festival will be held from 30 November 2013 – December 1, 2013
The festival will present 150 participants from 15 provinces in Indonesia and 18 countries including India , Australia , Singapore , Malaysia , Thailand , Germany , Japan , the Netherlands , France , Taiwan , UK , USA , New Zealand , Italy , Vietnam , South Africa , South Korea , and the Philippines
Various kites with various shapes , colors and sizes will be displayed in the festival would be very interesting to watch; such as a kite creations (form clowns , frogs , crabs , etc. ) , sport kites with two ropes control (stun kite ) and 4 rope control ( revolution ) that is very attractive to young kite athletes
In addition there will be a kite -making workshop from paper and plastic scrap, Indonesian traditional kite exhibitions, and bazaars selling various types of kites.
Do not miss this exciting event, and take your friends and family to attend this kite festival in Eastern Part of Medan Merdeka Square.
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