Tag Archives: india
Patang (Film)

Film: PATANG – The Kite

95 Minutes, 2012, USA/India In the old city of Ahmedabad, amid India’s largest kite festival, a family duels, spins and soars like the countless kites in the skies above. When a Delhi businessman returns to his childhood home in Ahmedabad for India’s largest kite festival, an entire family has to confront its own fractured past […]

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Issue 59: Uttarayan Festival

PREFACE: even this chronicle is trying to be a specific one focused on a kite festival, it is impossible for me to abstract away my relate from all the beauty of India and the feelings that touched me deeply with its people, history, monuments, temples, religions, culture and power I could know in this trip. […]

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Issue 41: Uttarayan International Kite Festival

After being asked for the second time in a row to attend the Uttarayan International Kite Festival held on January 11th through 15th of this year in Ahmedabad, India, I without hesitation shot off a reply to the Tourism Corporation of Gujarat saying – Oh yea!! Now if you have never heard about or experienced […]

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Issue 40: 3rd International Goa Kite Carnival

We’d been gearing ourselves to hold the 3rd Goa Kite Carnival towards the third week of January 2005 when out of the blue, about the last week of October, we got an invitation from Goa to hold it instead on the weekend of 10-12 Dec 2004! “Six weeks to organize an International Kite Festival?” I […]

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Issue 40: 3rd Intl Goa Kite Carnival (gallery)

Photos by Jose Sainz

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Issue 34: Uttarayan Kite Festival in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Upon receiving an invitation to attend this event, we went back and forth on the idea due to the simplicity and minimal information about schedule and other invitees… After some debate, we decided to accept with the condition that plane tickets be sent first, rather than being reimbursed for them later. As I was preparing […]

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