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Kite Party 12!

The 12th annual Kite Party  in Huntington Beach CA, March 8th & 9th, was kite geek heaven. What sets Kite Party apart from most events is that it is entirely by and for kite people. Spectators are welcome and often performed for, but it’s really all about kites and kite flyers. Dave Shenkman, owner of […]

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Dardo Tacconi indoor inside the whale balloon

Let’s Paint Rosario Sky 2013

September 13, 14 and 15, 2013 Scalabrini Ortiz Park, Rosario Santa Fe Province – Argentina (haga clic aquí para español) Organized by “Ministerio de Cultura de la Municipalidad de Rosario – Santa Fe Province and Mundo Hobby” which are represented by persons that are very “identified” with a project. A dream which lead during 13 years, I […]

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Dardo Tacconi indoor inside the whale balloon

Let’s Paint Rosario Sky 2013 (Espanol)

13, 14 y 15 de septiembre de 2013 Parque Scalabrini Ortiz – Rosario Provincia de Santa Fe – Argentina (click here for English) Organizado por la Secretaria de Cultura de la Municipalidad de Rosario y Mundo Hobby representadas por personas que se sienten muy “identificadas” con un proyecto, con un sueño el cual lo llevan adelante y […]

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Devin Cobleigh-Morrison teaching

2012 Kites Over Lake Michigan

What started out as a conversation eight years ago at a monthly meeting of the Two Rivers Business Association (TRBA) turned into Kites Over Lake Michigan (KOLM), and just concluded its seventh year over the Labor Day weekend. At that meeting, the president of the TRBA was asking for suggestions on what the community can […]

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US Military - Japanese Giant Kites

US Soldiers Make Giant Kites in Japan

More than 1 year after being delayed by last years tsunami disaster, members of the 35th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (CSSB) participated in kite making traditions with the Sagami Giant Kite Preservation Association (SGKPA) at the 2012 Giant Kite Festival in Camp Zama, Japan… Together, they built and flew a 14.5 square meter traditional Japanese […]

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Lee Sedgwick flying a Rev stack

2012 Great Lakes Kite Festival

The Negan family (Mackinaw Kites) has been hosting kite events on Grand Haven State Park beach in Michigan since the mid-80’s and they’re still going strong today… Just wide enough to handle a full size comp/demo field with spectators alongside and long enough to fit three such fields end-to-end, very soft white sand, but when […]

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Amazing kite view in Rockaway Beach

2012 Rockaway Beach Kite Festival

Rockaway Beach, Oregon… Just a spot on the map for many, but for others it is a turning into one of the premier places to hold a festival. Let me go back in time just a bit here. The Rockaway Kite Festival has been held for many years now.    Kite making for kids, and  […]

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Thailand Kite Festival

Dave’s World: Thailand – Better Late than Never

Blame it on Peter Lynn. And while we are at it, we can blame a piece of it on Ben Dantonio as well. Because the curious fact is that the further travel, the more distant or exotic the destination, the more similar and familiar things start to appear. What you get are Pilot kites lofting […]

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Morro Bay Kite Festival

Apr 28-29, 2012: Morro Bay Parade and Kite Festival

Annual Morro Bay Parade and Kite Festival Paints the Sky MORRO BAY, Calif. – Once a year, the sky over Morro Bay comes to life as hundreds of colorful kites take flight during the annual Morro Bay Parade and Kite Festival. This year’s event will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29. The […]

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Revs on ice, sure was beautiful in the sun

2012 Festi-Vent sur Glace

It’s safe to say we were initially hesitant when we got an email about going to fly on a frozen river in Quebec… Sub-zero temperatures, ice spikes for the shoes… I’m happy to say we took them up on the offer and the event only SOUNDED intimidating! As it turns out, we had an absolutely […]

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