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On April 14th, the second Dunhuang International Kite Festival will be opened at the Dunhuang International Convention and Exhibition Center. Theme of the festival is“Fly kite in Dunhuang and fly your dream”. 14 teams from Thailand, the United States, Germany, Sweden and other countries and provinces and regions will compete on the same stage.
The Kite Festival was jointly organized by the People's Government of Dunhuang City, Gansu Provincial Electric Power Investment Group Corporation, Dunhuang City Culture, Sports, Radio, Film and Television Bureau, Dunhuang Tourism Bureau, Dunhuang International Cultural Development Corporation, and Weifang City Kite Cultural Exchange Association. To media, expand foreign exchanges, highlight cultural charm, enhance the city's image, form important city brands and cultural business cards, and effectively promote the integration and development of Dunhuang cultural tourism industry.
During the event, a series of activities including kite flying show, kite flying competition, DIY kite factory and kite photography contest will be held one after another. More than 100 kinds of kites such as large soft kite, string, board, traditional, modern and formation sports kite will be introduced. Inviting experienced kite artists to display various kites and fantastic flying skills with multi-angle and multi-space performance techniques and innovative and unique performances.
It is worth mentioning that the large dragons, giant phoenixes, large-scale Peking Opera figures and the world's largest rolling dragon kite will also make their debut as the highlights of the Kite Festival, presenting a great opportunity for the general public.