As many as 50 kite flyers belonging to 4 international and 21 national kite flying teams participated in the fourth edition of the Belgaum International Kite Festival (BIKF) on Angadi Institute of Technology and Management (AITM) grounds. The event has been organised by Parivartan Pariwar headed by Abhay Patil.
Belgaum’s High Flyers team headed by Kaddi family is also participating. Teams from Estonia, Costarica, Belgium, Mysore, Doddaballapur, Ramnagar, Mandya are participating.
As part of the festival, a ‘night’ kite flying event will be held on January 18, and an aero-modelling and firecracker show on January 21. The festival’s popularity has been increasing annually, and this year over four lakh people are expected to witness it.
The Kite flying is fro 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and special night kite flying is organised at 6:00 pm.