The 1st YLPTR Kite Culture & Art Festival kicked off at Yangcheng Lake Peninsula Tourist Resort (YLPTR) on Mar 10 and will last till May.
The event attracted more than 1,000 citizens and tourists, and a kite making and flying expert flew a 2,018m-long dragon-shaped kite as a token of good wishes for SIP.
In addition, another 24 dragon-shaped kites, 24m long each, were flown to mark the 24th anniversary of SIP, and a great number of kites of different shapes and colors surfed under the intense blue sky at the same time.
It is reported that kite exhibitions and DIY activities will be held later to offer the participants opportunities to experience the kite culture and related handicrafts.
According to the YLPTR operator, the kite festival is the first event of the 3rd YLPTR International Fashion Festival, which will also include a series of sports, recreational and art events over the next three months.