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Jaipur Kite Festival

Listed under Traditional Festivals in Jaipur, India.

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The Kite Festival is an annual event that the whole of Rajasthan get’s pretty excited about and nowhere is it bigger than in the city of Jaipur.

The city shuts down for the day as families and children alike stand atop rooftops flying their paper kites high into the air.

Children run through the streets with their colourful kites and work at freeing them from trees and poles.

The main event takes place at Chaugan Stadium in the centre of the old city. Hundreds of people gather to fly their kites on the grassy lawn.

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