Kite Festival 2014 in Pasir Gudang

I’ve been waiting for Pasir Gudang International Kite Festival in JB for almost a year. Finally this day has come, I’ve visited the festival. It was really amazing: hundreds of colorful kites flying in the sky, sunny day, good music and smiling people. I’ve got tons of positive emotions. See my photos below :)

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

I expected to see kites-birds (like eagles or hawks). Thus it was really surprising to see seafood in the sky instead of birds:

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

Flying seafood:

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

Octopus, fish Ponyo, whale, Santas… what else:

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

Most of all I liked flying horses, but unfortunately they always fell down:

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

Those brown monkey looked quite scary:

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

Isn’t it beautiful?:

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

I liked this clown:

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

The clown in the sky:

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

Soccer balls:

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

Singaporean kite:

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

The festival was attended by representatives of different countries including France, Germany, the US, Austria, Thailand, Myanmar, Canada and so on. There even were representatives from my country, Russia, and from the Ukraine. I’ve talked to Ukrainian participants, they said that they specially came for this event from the Ukraine. They also said that it’s their first time in Malaysia and that they like this country very much!

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

For your information, Pasir Gudang World Kite Festival was holding 18-23th February 2014 in Johor Bahru, near Layang-Layang museum. This internationally acclaimed event has been hosted in JB since 1995. In 2014 festival have celebrated it’s 19th anniversary.

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

Kite of the main sponsor, KFC:

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

After the festival I was trying to fly a kite for the first time. I must say that it’s not as easy as it might seem!

Pasir Gudang Kite Festival in Johor

Next year there will be 20th anniversary of the Kite Festival in Johor. I guess it will be even more great than this year. Looking forward to visiting it again :)

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