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Kites in Pakistan - the kites of Basant in Lahore, Pakistan

The city of Lahore, Pakistan is one of the places where the festival of Basant is observed to welcome spring.

Kites have a long and proud tradition in Pakistan.  The following videos explore both the role of kites in the festival of Basant and some of the features of the city of Lahore.

Viewing the following videos, published by Media Concept International, will provide you with insight into the kites and kite flying traditions of Pakistan.

Basant Kite Flying - Part I:

 Basant Kite Flying - Part II:

The skill of the kite makers and kite flyers of Pakistan is wonderful to behold. The kite traditions that have endured over several hundred years demonstrate the beauty of the unique kites of Pakistan.

Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 07:00AM by Registered CommenterHifliercanada | CommentsPost a Comment

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