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Kite Flying Meet up (Patang bazi)

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Kite Flying Meet up (Patang bazi)

Time: May 22, 2011 from 3:30pm to 6pm
Location: Hyde Park
Website or Map: http://www.meetup.com/AsianSo…
Event Tag: other
Posted By: Hugh
Latest Activity: May 17, 2011

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Event Description

From Meetup (See link above):

Kite Flying is a very old Asian tradition, which began in China some 3000 years ago.

In modern day, kite flying is a big part of Indian tradition where a sky full of kites can be seen on - Makar Sankranti (January), Rakhi (August). Similarly, it's a big craze in Pakistan as well where it is on its peak during the spring season (around Jashn-e- Bahara)

Kite flying is great fun! Its easy and can be quite competitive !! Nevertheless, the joy of seeing your kite flying high is priceless :)

So, calling you guys for an evening of Kite Flying then. Let's call it our little Kite Flying Festival !

I know it can be a pain for you to arrange the kites, thread and DIY set up.

So, in order to make things easy - I'll try to arrange everything and provide you with kites (hopefully ready to fly!) for a small fee (tbc).

Location : Hyde Park

(NOTE: moved from Finsbury Park)


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Comment by Sandi on March 12, 2011 at 10:48
Sounds great Hugh - we'll be there with our kites!
Comment by Claudia Clare on March 25, 2011 at 11:18
khosh begzare - va saal e nou mobarak be hame!  / have a good time and happy new year to all xxClaudia - who is hoping to come and join in the fun... :)
Comment by Hugh on April 4, 2011 at 1:26
Please note, date changed. Note new date.
Comment by Claudia Clare on April 4, 2011 at 2:23
it's in my diary, Thank you :)
Comment by Liz on May 17, 2011 at 13:45
Sorry folks but they seem to have moved this event out of Finsbury Park to Hyde Park.

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