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Interesting Kite Culture in China

History of Chinese Kites

History of Chinese Kites

Chinese Kites – Kite flying can be found around China in spring. It is a great family activity that children and parents have funs. Originally, Chinese Kites were used in military affairs instead of early playthings; early kites were large and powerful enough to carry a man up into the air for observing enemy movements or scattering propaganda leaflets over hostile forces.

Amusements thrived with the development of culture and economy in Tang Dynasty; kites (paper glade) became the cossets of the people of both court and country, not just to worship their ancestors but to enjoy the pleasing mood of spring. (More about Chinese Kites.

The Weifang International Kites Festival

The Weifang International Kites Festival

Weifang in Shangdong province is renowned as the hometown of Chinese kites. Usually from April 20th -25th each year, The Weifang International Kites Festival is held there.

There will be various activities including, the Grand Opening Ceremony, the annual World Kite Championship, the Weifang Kite-fiying Competition, Ten-thousand people Kite-flying Performance, the Luminous Kite-flying Performance in the evening as well as other activities - Travel to Weifang to attend the kites holiday!

How to Make Kites

How to Make Kites

Most Chinese kites are made with a 3-D bamboo frame with silk or paper covering. Even a kid can make a simple kite in China by taking several steps: binding, pasting, painting, and flying. These four basic skills are required for not only a huge kite but also a miniature one.

Follow the easy Steps here to make a handmade kite in spring time!

 

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