Mumbai celebrates kite festival


MUMBAI
The Tourism Corporation of Gujarat hosted the International Kite Festival in Mumbai for the third consecutive year. The festival which was hosted at Priyadarshini Park and Sports Complex, Malabar Hills saw more than 40 international kitists. Countries like France, Russia, Ukraine, Malaysia, Vietnam, Australia and Estonia had participated in this festival.

Speaking exclusively with Financial Express Online, Dinesh Dasa, director, Tourism Corporation of Gujarat, said, “The kite festival is an integral part of our culture and tradition. In Gujarat, it is our 26th edition of the International Kite Festival. We wanted to celebrate this festivals beyond the boundaries of Gujarat, so we organised it in Mumbai and Delhi which are the financial capital and the national capital respectively. This kind of initiatives helps in increasing the unity between the people and unites all the nations together.”

Full report here Indian Express

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