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Issue 54: Festival Layang-Layang

This trip to Malaysia’s premiere International kite festival was my fourth year in a row, and every year I travel there the festival brings new surprises, and this year was no exception! I started my long 34 hour journey in Wichita Falls, Texas, which is my home city, then drove 2 hours to Oklahoma City, […]

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Issue 54: Bend Kite Festival

How wonderfully unusual! I mean… First off, I’m going to a Kite Festival in Bend, Oregon – in the middle of what’s known around here as the “Oregon Desert!” And then, in addition – this fest is a BRAND-NEW Festival, too! All of this in an age where kite festivals are dead or dying, or […]

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Issue 54: Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Northwest Washington’s Skagit Valley comes alive with brilliant color each spring. During the month of April Tom DeGoede opens up his bulb farm known as Tulip Town for the public to come and enjoy acres of colorful tulips, kites flying in the sky and visit booths with all kinds of items for sale. Tom DeGoede […]

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Issue 54: Cloudbuster Festival

The Second Annual Cloud Buster Kite Festival held in Perrin, Texas was preceded by a real Texas size gully washer. 10 inches of rain fall on Thursday and Friday prior to the main events scheduled for Saturday March 31, 2007. All of those living in the South are quite aware there has been a severe […]

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Issue 54: Musashi Kite Club Festival

“Rain with possible snow” was the forecast Saturday night, the day before the 18th Kite Festival held by the Musashi Kite Club (MKC) on the 21st of January. When the morning dawned the next day, everyone was surprised and delighted to see the sun shining with almost no clouds in the sky. A perfect day […]

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