International Kite Day starts consistently on January 14 during Makar Sankranti and finishes on January 15. Gujarat has proclaimed the dates a public occasion so that individuals can participate in the merriments. Kite producers begin planning for the celebration months ahead of time. Markets are loaded with kite devotees and celebration participants purchasing supplies days before the merriments.
HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL KITE DAY
Initially, kite flying was a distraction saved for eminence and the well off, however as of late, it has developed into a celebration open to all, with members hailing from Japan, Italy, the United Kingdom, Canada, China, Indonesia, Singapore, the United States, Malaysia, Australia, France, and Brazil.
International Kite Day started in India, where it is most prominently seen in the city of Ahmedabad in the northern province of Gujarat. In Hindi, the celebration is known as Uttarayan, while in different areas of India, it is known as Makar Sankranti.
It honors the progress from winter to summer, just as the impending winter crop collect. Individuals go from everywhere the world to take an interest in the merriments. The kites connected with the festival address the divine beings’ spirits waking from their colder time of year sleep.
Straightforward kites made of lightweight brilliant paper with bamboo outlines are the most incessant. Beside conventional kites, a few element Bollywood famous people or social subjects. Kite lines are often covered with a combination of rice and squashed glass to support “kite battling.” This is a game when kite fliers attempt to cut each other’s strings and thump down their kites during the celebration.
During the day, trapeze artists perform, while around evening time, enlightened kites known as ‘tukkals’ fill the skies. The night sky is likewise illuminated by firecrackers. Albeit this is an Indian celebration, Hindu sanctuaries in the United States habitually praise it, and on the grounds that it is a comprehensive festival; anyone can take part.