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March 27, 2003 10:05 PM   Subscribe

Planet Kite is an ambitious website dedicated to world kites with notable appearances by Cambodia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Thailand, Japan, and the sublime Southeast Asian Leaf Kite, among many others.
posted by hama7 (5 comments total)

 
Makar Sankrant, the kite flying day in India, falls on January 14th of each year. You can see hundreds of people flying kites all day, engaging in kite fights, and just having fun.

I love kites, I am gonna go fly one tomorrow (no puns)
posted by riffola at 10:12 PM on March 27, 2003


If you're interested, I ran across The Japanese Kite Collection, which isn't related to Planet Kite, but has some nice descriptions, links and images.
posted by hama7 at 10:12 PM on March 27, 2003


Very eclectic range of kites, hama7 - I was unaware of underwater kiting - from Lebanon, no less.
posted by madamjujujive at 11:16 PM on March 27, 2003


Thanks, hama7!
posted by plep at 11:45 PM on March 27, 2003


Bless you, hama7.
posted by Holden at 5:16 AM on March 28, 2003


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