Tag Archives: festival
2012 Weymouth

May 5-7, 2012: Weymouth, Olympic countdown

Latest news from Dorset’s Big Kite Festival…… Weymouth’s annual Beach Kite festival is looking forward to an amazing 2012 festival with all the buzz and excitement of being an official Olympic Venue. The town and the area have been very busy preparing to host the LONDON 2012 Sailing and Paralympic Sailing events with millions of […]

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Video: Oregon Coast Summer Kite Festival 2011

One of my personal favorite videos of all time, it deserves to be posted and re-posted with abandon… It comes from the YouTube channel of JetsWing (Cody Cha), a truly fantastic video mind – be sure to browse the other works in his channel. A fun filled weekend at the Summer Kite Festival in Lincoln […]

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Stunt kite fliers

Issue 81: Cape Fear Kite Festival

Nov 5-6, 2011 in Wrightsville Beach, SC Some years ago, Mike and Judy Agner decided it would be fun to get some “big kite” friends together near the end of the year and just fly for fun. Mike and Judy are an honored guest flier at festivals across the country and the world, specializing in […]

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Issue 80: Dave’s World: Berkeley Kite Festival

Everyone Flies in Berkeley! Berkeley was great this year. Might have been the best Berkeley in years. Up on the hill, stings of larger lifters and laundry filled the sky. The learn-to-fly fields were backed up with new students. And the sport kite competitions and demos kept up a steady stream of activity on the […]

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Making friends before the show starts

Issue 80: Antelope Island Stampede Festival

Sept, 2nd, 3rd and 4th 2011 This was my 3rd year organizing the kite part of the festival and it seemed to go somewhat easier this year. Maybe because I knew most all the people coming and they knew what they were getting into played into it. Knowing ahead of time what kind of conditions […]

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Issue 80: Lets Paint The Sky Rosario

Parque Scalabrini Ortiz – Rosario – Provincia de Santa Fe – Haga click aqui para leer este artículo en Español – Our community is moving forward… Let’s Paint Rosario Sky new edition, Wow! Organized by Secretaría de Cultura y Educación Municipal de Rosario – Santa Fé Province and Mundo Hobby, where we lived unforgettable moments. […]

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Issue 80: Lets Paint The Sky Rosario (Spanish)

Parque Scalabrini Ortiz – Rosario – Provincia de Santa Fe – Click here to read this article in English – Nuestra comunidad continúa creciendo… El 11° Festival Internacional Pintemos el Cielo de Rosario 2011 tuvo una nueva edición, organizado por la Secretaria de Cultura de la Municipalidad de Rosario provincia de Santa Fe y Mundo Hobby; donde […]

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Beautiful sunset on Antelope Island...

Issue 80: 2011 Antelope Island Stampede Gallery

Photos by Nic O’Neill, Kevin Bayless and TK Barresi  

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Issue 79: Dave’s World: VungTau Kite Festival

Putting the Wow in VungTau! April 12, 2011 Imagine a huge crowd, a shrinking beach, and 120 enthused kiters from around the world. Mix them together and shake with above-normal winds. Sounds like the VungTau International Kite Festival in Vietnam. This was my second visit to VungTau and their third annual event. Organization has improved […]

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Issue 79: Dave’s World: Uiseong Kite Festival

Uiseong International Kite Festival Spring Breeze! Flower Breeze! Kite Breeze! That was the hopeful message that greeted kite masters from around the world when they converged on Uiseong, South Korea, for the First International Kite Festival there. More than 100 guests representing 24 nations were invited. The goal was to celebrate traditional Korean kite arts […]

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