Cha-am International Kite Festival: 28-29 March 2015

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Date: 28-29 March 2015
Venue: Cha-Am Beach

The skies over Cha-Am Beach will be painted with a myriad of colours at this year’s International Kite Festival when thousands of kites, in a variety of forms and structures take flight from 28-29 March 2015. As is always the case, it is the more unusual kites that draw the biggest crowds. So this year there will be displays of various forms of kites; for example, animal kites: dinosaur, dragon, centipede, tiger, puppy, bird, bear, camel, and ostrich.

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In keeping with the beachside venue, there will also be an exhibition of kites in the form of various underwater creatures, including starfish, turtles, stingrays, puffer fish, and jellyfish which are often found in the sea off Cha-Am Beach. The event will also be a showcase for kite culture from around the world, including the radio-controlled kite from Singapore, and candy drop kite as well as the exhibition of Thai and international kites and kite workshops.

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Over the course of the two-day event, the streets of Cha-Am will be adorned with colourful decorations and there will be lots of exciting activities to enjoy as well as plenty of food and handicraft stalls for when visitors feel like a snack. For those who want to enjoy flying a kite of their own, lots of kite-makers will be in Cha-Am for the weekend setting up shop and selling their creations.

For more information, contact:
Tourism Authority of Thailand Phetchaburi Office
Tel: +66 3247 1005-6
E-mail: tatphet@tat.or.th

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