Mangaluru: The 5th International Kite Festival was organized by the Rotary clubs of Zone IV Mangalore in association with Team Mangalore with the motto of ‘One Sky, One Earth, One Family’, at the Panambur beach here, on January 16.
The Panambur beach was crowded with people of all ages, who had come to enjoy the international kite festival. There were 24 Foreign fliers from 13 countries. 3 Indian teams from Dahanu, Mumbai and Hyderabad also took part in the two-day kite festival.
He also commented on the kites ‘white doves’ which were looking so good in the air that it was pleasure to watch them. “People were excited to see the variety of kites flying in the air. We will continue the kite flying on Sunday,” he added.
Beach lanterns made by Satish Rao and Pranesh from Team Mangalore added more colour to the night flying kites. A Puspaka Vimana with LED lights and a sting ray fish were also on display. Women along with their children were flying kites on the beach and enjoying the evening. It was a festival for kite lovers at the Panambur beach.
President of Rotary club Elias Sanctis, Yathish Baikampady, Sarvesh Rao, Dinesh Holla and others were present at the event.