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Issue 52: Windless Kite Festival

The winter in the northwest can be an odd time. From about May to the beginning of October, there’s a kite event almost every two weeks but, once we’re into October, it quiets right down to nearly nothing for months. The addition of the event in Camas this year that Dave Shattuck wrote about last […]

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Issue 52: Great Texas Kite Club Party

What a difference a few days make. It’s only been 24 hours since I parted ways with the members of Kite Clubs from all over Texas who got together to fly kites and enjoy good food and good company. The news is talking about a cold front sweeping the nation and putting freezing rain on […]

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Ogawa-san and his very colorful Tawara fighting kite

Issue 52: New Years in Japan

An old custom of Japan is for children to loft kites on the first day of the new year. January 1st, 2007 was no exception and an army of little people was everywhere to be found tugging on kite strings!! The Japan Kite Fliers Association, however, observing January 1st is “family time,” and always holds […]

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Issue 52: Buenos Aires Wind Party (gallery)

Photos by various contributors

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Issue 52: Patagonia Kite Festival (gallery)

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Issue 52: Windless Kite Festival (gallery)

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