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The Kite Festival in Gujarat
Gujarat is a place where you will find some of the colorful festival in full enthusiasm. So this state is called as Vibrant Gujarat, where people come together and celebrate every festival with heartily. One of these festivals is the International Kites Festival, which is celebrated on 14th of January every year on the day of Makar Sankranti. On this day you will find clear skies flooded with colorful kites. It is the celebration which marks the end of winter. In Cities like Ahmadabad, Baroda and other parts of Gujarat you will find people coming out to their terrace and flying colorful kites.
People come together to eat new items that are prepared by the family members. They sit together in the open field or in the parks to have new dishes. For the religious matter this is the best period as it marks the movement of sun into northern hemisphere. Every temple in Gujarat is thronged by worshippers to take the blessing of god. Kite flying celebration starts with the sunrise and it continuous till the end of the day.
During this day there are also some competitions held between kite flyers which makes very exciting to look for. There are varieties of kites with beautiful designs and long kites flying on the sky with cutting other kites to win the competition.
People around the world visit Gujarat at this time to experience this unusual site with number of kites flying on the sky. No one around the world will be experiencing this beautiful site of kite flying