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Issue 70: News Reel

Travel/Tourism: Kite travel time share: the best of all world’s with a great business model! http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2010/0118/entrepreneurs-offshore-odysseys-timeshare-share-float.html Kite-maker Husmizi Ibrahim, is determined to use his skill to help sell Malaysia through his kites. http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v5/newsindex.php?id=464629 Imagine having no time or space constraints on your kite flying spree. You are standing on a plateau covered with foliage like […]

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Issue 69: News Reel

China’s eco-friendly kites: BEIJING – Plastic bags, the scourge of the environment, are flying high in Beijing, thanks to retired engineer 71-year-old Han Fushan who finds an environmentally friendly way to create his artwork. He is turning the waste into colorful kites. Video – http://www.kontranews.com/323471/kites-in-beijing Click here for the full story at China Daily, opens […]

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Issue 68: News Reel

Article Index: Vishwakarma Puji – the Hindu Deity for Kitemakers India – Kolkata kite festival for Vishwakarma Puji Afghanistan – Aschiana Peace Kite Initiative for those in war torn regions Vietnam – Culture of Ba kites (Native Vietnamese kite) Ireland/UK– Kiteboarding from the Isle of Man to the UK; 30 miles across the Irish Sea […]

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Issue 67: News Reel

TheStar.com | World | Artisan’s passion is ancient art of kite making Artisan’s passion is ancient art of kite making BILL SCHILLER/TORONTO STAR Kite maker Wang Naixin displays one of his creations in his Beijing home. Wang has been making the intricate kites by hand for about three decades. Beijing designer devotes his life to […]

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Issue 66: News Reel

“Garbage Moguls” – A new reality show about Terracycle Written by Reenita Malhotra – Published on April 22nd, 2009 Posted in Eco-entrepreneurs, Film And Television Question: What do you get when you mix a team of extremely creative geeks with a whole lot of trash? Answer: Terracycle… In the words of Tom Szaky, this is […]

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Issue 65: News Reel

New sculpture takes flight By HAYLEY GALE – The Nelson Mail Last updated 13:56 18/03/2009 A new publicly funded sculpture that represents the coming together of the diverse community of Golden Bay has been installed outside the Takaka Memorial Library. Entitled Nga Hou E Wha (The Four Winds), the metal sculpture depicting four kites was […]

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Issue 64: News Reel

FlyNY 2009 There is a unique kite making competition in New York City this spring that is occurring outside of the kite world. This is an extraordinary opportunity for some of our most talented kite makers to demonstrate to the outside world what a wealth of ability resides within the kite community. FlyNY is an […]

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