Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Uttarayan Kite Festival Of India - Celebration Of Uttarayn 2018



Uttarayan is also known as kite flying festival Of india. So here we are giving some description and details of uttarayan.

Indian Kite Festival Uttarayan 

uttarayan is kite flying festival of india. It is not actually Kite flying festival, Its Kite Fighting Festival. In other words in the day of uttarayan festival, indian peoples (we are - mostly gujaratis) are flying our kites and let them fight with other kites. So the uttarayan festival is unique and very joyful festival.

Uttarayan Kite festival

So if you want to read something about uttarayan then you can read this article.

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Uttarayan Kite Festival

The term Uttarayana is derived from two different words of sanskrit language. First one word is "uttara" (North) and the second sanskrit word is "ayana" (movement) thus indicating a semantic of the northward movement of the Earth on the celestial sphere.

This Kite flying Festival is comes in January month and its first month of the year. So Uttarayana is referred to as the day of new good healthy wealthy beginning of the year.

When We Celebrates Uttarayan Festival ?

Every Year, this festival is celebrated on 14 January and 15th January(Vasi Uttarayan). From a little survey, we indians are celebrating more then thousand festivals in a year. And among them gujarat state alone celebrating more then 2 hundred festival in year. 

Uttarayan is 1 of most popular festival in the world because of kite flying tradition. Uttarayan is also known as makarsankranti festiva. We have so many reasons for celebrate uttarayan. 

Not Only hindus but muslim christians and parasi peoples are also celebrating uttarayn by flying kites. And thats the thing for which this festival is very famous. Many cities in Gujarat organize kite competition between their citizens where the people all compete with each other.

Uttarayan Festival
The best place and city to enjoy this Uttarayan festival is the Sabarmati Riverfront (its sabarmati river bank with capacity of over 500,000 people) or the Ahmedabad Police Stadium, where people lay down to see the sky filled with thousands of kites .

This kite flying is started before a month from the uttarayan date. Gujarati people keenly await this festival to fly kites also known as ‘patang’ in Gujarati. Kites (patang) for Uttarayan are made of special light-weight paper and bamboo and are mostly rhombus shaped with central spine and a single bow. The string often contains abrasives in order to cut down other people’s kites.



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