The city of Jaipur doesn’t just boast of its heritage properties and monuments but colourful sky imbued in hues of kites. The festival of kites, Makar Sankranti is the reason for the painted sky. This auspicious day is considered pious for donation, charity and helping the needy as these practices are believed to bring prosperity and peace in one’s life. People are subsequently involved in kite flying and feeding cows, birds and helping poor.
In Jaipur, the festival has an extravagant flavour. The preparation for the kite flying enthusiast starts months before the day. People buy kites, Manjha (glass wrapped thread), and
International Kite Festival
To encash the occasion, several kite festivals are organized on the day in the city. Many brands take part in sponsoring these events. They offer big prize money to winners. People from different parts of the world come to participate in them. This year, the three-day kite festival will begin at Polo-Ground on January 14, Jaipur which will conclude on January 16 at Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur. The celebration will be held under the aegis of
The festival is segregated in two parts; kite wars and friendly kite session. Both are significant in their own right.
Savour delicious food
The local Rajasthani delicacies like Pakodi, Kachori, Ghevar, Phini, Gajar Ka Halwa, Till
Kites of different shapes and sizes