Gujarat’s International Kite Festival 2024 in Ahmedabad – Location, Dates, Timings, Entry Fees

From January 8th to January 14th, prepare to be spread across away into a universe of vibrant colours and cultural shine as the Ahmedabad International Kite Festival 2024 takes to the skies. This seven-day extravaganza promises to be unlike any other, set against the beautiful scenery of the Sabarmati riverfront near Vallabh Sadan. The skies will come alive with a kaleidoscope of kites from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, showcasing the creative talent of 126 kitists from 53 countries.

Ahmedabad International Kite Festival

This global celebration, inspired by Gujarat’s rich cultural heritage and inaugurated by Governor Acharya Devvrat, will take place under the G20 theme, representing international unity and cooperation. Join us in the heart of Ahmedabad for a week where kites soar, friendships soar, and the spirit soars.

Gujarat’s International Kite Festival 2024 Date and Timings:

Gujarat Kite Festival 2024

The international kite festival will be held on the gorgeous Sabarmati riverfront near Vallabh Sadan from January 8th to January 14th, 2024. The festivities will begin every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., creating an international diversity of creativity and skill against the context of Gujarat’s rich cultural heritage.

Gujarat’s International Kite Festival 2024 Location:

Gujarat Kite Festival 2024

For an in-depth overview of the exciting International Kite Festival 2024 schedule, which runs from January 7th to January 14th, and the various venues throughout Ahmedabad, see the table below.

DatesVenue
January 7thOpening in Ahmedabad
January 8thAhmedabad & Vadodara
January 9thDwarka, Kevadia, Ahmedabad
January 10thRajkot, Surat, Ahmedabad
January 11thAhmedabad, Dhordo
January 12th through 14thAhmedabad

Global Participation and G20 Theme:

Ahmedabad Kite Festival 2024

The International Kite Festival 2024 is set to break records with 126 kitists from 53 countries, making it a truly international festival. Adding a unique touch, this year’s festival follows a G20 theme, emphasizing global unity and cooperation. The event symbolizes international harmony, collaboration, and a joyous celebration of kites.

Ahmedabad Kite Festival 2024 Nearby Attractions:

Ending Words:

The Gujarat’s International Kite Festival 2024 comes to an end with the graceful descent of the final kite, but the memories remain like colourful lines in the sky. Not only have the skies been colourfully painted, but this week-long celebration of global unity, creativity, and tradition has left a lasting impression on viewers as well as participants.

Let’s take the festival spirit with us as we say goodbye to this colourful array of kites, friendships, and cross-cultural interactions. May the happiness, friendship, and feeling of oneness from the International Kite Festival continue to soar high in our hearts, overcoming boundaries and cultural differences, until our next meeting in the sky.

Photo Credit: Gujarat Tourism

FAQs:

When is the Ahmedabad International Kite Festival 2024?

The festival runs from January 8th to January 14th.

Where does the festival take place?

The festival unfolds at the Sabarmati riverfront near Vallabh Sadan in Ahmedabad.

What time does the festival operate each day?

Festivities run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

How many countries are participating in the International Kite Festival 2024?

This year, 126 kitists from 53 countries will showcase their skills.

What is the theme of the festival?

The festival follows a G20 theme, emphasizing global unity and cooperation.

Are there events outside Ahmedabad?

Yes, parallel events are organized in cities like Vadodara, Vadnagar, Kevadiya, Dwarka, Surat, Somnath, Rajkot, Dholera, and Kutch.

What is Uttarayan?

Uttarayan is a unique Gujarati tradition celebrating the transition from winter to summer, transforming the state into a canvas of kites.

When did Ahmedabad start hosting the International Kite Festival?

Ahmedabad has hosted the festival since 1989, making it an integral part of the official Uttarayan celebrations.

What makes this festival truly international?

Renowned kite makers and flyers from around the world display their creations, adding a global touch with kites like Wau-balang from Malaysia, Ilayang-ilayang from Indonesia, and innovative designs from the United States, Japan, Italy, and more.

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