National Kite Flying Day is celebrated on February 8 of every year. Nowadays Kite flying is an outdoor fun and a popular hobby for the peoples around the world. Kites range from the simple diamond kite to more complicated box kites and Giant Sled Kites. National Kite Flying Day is created to celebrate the feeling of freedom which everyone one feels while flying the kite in the air.
“A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind.” – Lewis Mumford
History of National Kite Flying Day
The creator or inventor of this day was still unknown. Usually we eager to watch the high-flying tricks. In that type of eagerness, kites can fulfil our enthusiasm quickly. It had been invented in China during the 5th century. It should be designated as heavy more than the aircraft with the wing surfaces like the air drags also should lift around them. Also, Kites are symbols to show Gods awakening from sleep. At Gujarat, Kite Flying is a regional event for several years. Innovative kites will be showcased when peoples from all over the world are gathered in one place. The peoples of South Sea Island used Kites for the purpose of Fishing.
Other Celebrations on February 8
February 8 is also celebrated as
How to Celebrate the Day
The best way to celebrate the day is by flying the Kite. In some parts of the world, festivals will be conducted on this day, and you can participate in those festivals. If you don’t know how to fly the kites, takes this day as an opportunity to learn how to make kites and how to fly kites in the sky. Post pictures and share your celebrations on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by using the hashtag #KiteFlyingDay.
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