Mangaluru: City-based ‘Team Mangalore’ to Take Part in Dubai Int’l Kite Festival

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Mangaluru: Team Mangalore, a hobby group of kite-flyers based in the city, has been officially invited to the  Dubai International Kite Festival organized by Classic Concepts LLC, an event management company, in connection with Dubai Shopping Festival to be held at the Jumeira beach from January 29 to 31, 2015.





This unique Kite Festival is being organized for the fourth  time in UAE. It will showcase some of the best kites flown by flyers  of international fame around the world.

Team Mangalore (India), a regular in International kite-flying scene, will be taking part in this prestigious event. A team of 4 members, namely, Sarvesh Rao B, Nitin J Shetty, Subhash Pai (MRPL) and Satish Rao will fly to Dubai to participate in this mega event.

Kites of a wide variety of shapes and sizes will be on display and they include some massive character and theme-based kites such as Garuda, Yakashagana, Pushpaka, Delta Devil and many more.  The team’s new creation Vibhishana will be an added attraction at this annual gathering of all the kite-lovers in the Middle East.

Earlier, Team Mangalore had participated in various International Kite Festivals held in Canada, UK, France, Thailand, Korea, Italy, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka. Besides, it had recently participated in the International Kite Festival held at France and its new creation Vibhishana received high accolades from the people of France.

In addition to Vibhishana , the team is going to showcase their variety of kites like Yakshagaana and Kathakkali, the largest kites in India and also other different kites such as Garuda, Delta Devil, Yakshagaana, Durga, Owl,  Pushpaka Vimana, Bird and Bat Series.

Now the team is all set to fly to Dubai to showcase the cultural heritage of India on the shores of Arabian Gulf.

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