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Kites turn skies into museum, as festival set to conclude

Kites turn skies into museum, as festival set to conclude

The second edition of the kite festival, which kicked off on March 6, will conclude on Friday at Aspire Park.

Kites paint a colourful Doha sky as Aspire fest opens

Kites paint a colourful Doha sky as Aspire fest opens

More than 100 professional kite flyers from 23 countries, including the Qatar national team, launched their kites as part of the competition.

Aspire Kite Festival set to welcome thousands of visitors

Aspire Kite Festival set to welcome thousands of visitors

The event offers an array of competitions and family activities for four days at Aspire Park.

International Kite Festival opens with ‘flying colours’

International Kite Festival opens with ‘flying colours’

Aspire Zone Foundation’s (AZF) first International Kite Festival kicked off on Tuesday with a stunning display of unique and colourful kites soaring through the skies above Aspire Park.

At least 19 dead as boat capsizes in India

At least 19 dead as boat capsizes in India

At least 19 people died Saturday after a boat carrying some 40 revellers returning from a kite festival capsized in the Ganges river in eastern India, police said.