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Weifang International Kite Festival Opened this April

Date: 2011.04.20 Editor: Evelyn Shi

Each spring, thousands of kite enthusiasts come to Weifang City, Shandong Province for the spectacular event – Weifang International Kite Festival. This year, the 28th Weifang International Kite Festival opened on April 16, which is a brand-new competitive event with more distinctive features than ever before. There will be new-style kites, super-big kites and characteristic kites brought to Weifang by competitors from all over the world.


Weifang is renowned as the 'World Kite Capital'. The head office of the International Kite Federation is located at the Weifang Kite Museum.


During the festival, an inauguration ceremony, kite flying ceremonies will be held. The most exciting programs are domestic and international kite flying contests, in which people all over the world compete together for the title of "Kite King". Besides, visitors should not miss the Kite Museum and folk art performances during the festival.