Kites fly over Cua Dai Beach

Thursday - 26/05/2011 07:54

A kite-flying competition, “Victoria and the Sea,” took place at Cua Dai Beach in Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province on May 21st.


This is the seventh event, co-organised by Hoi An Sports and Culture Centre and Victoria Hoi An Resort, and attracted the participation of more than 190 kite-makers and kite-flying clubs with over 200 kites of different colours and shapes, and many spectators.

Apart f-rom known kite clubs, namely Hoi An, Da Nang and Nha Trang, some children’s kite clubs, such as Hoi An Disadvantaged Children Caring Centre, also joined the event.

A first prize, worth VND 10 million, went to “Octopus Kite” which was cre-ated by Nguyen Truong Huy f-rom Ho Chi Minh City-based Vietnam Kite Stock Company. “Nam Dinh Flute” and “Grey Mullet Kite” won the second prizes.

Two impressive prizes were presented to kites featuring “Starfish” and “Yacht” of Vietnam Kite Stock Company and Hue Kite Club, respectively.

Source: www.thrillist.com


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