South India kite festival from Jan 16

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January 10 (TravelAndy): Belgavi in Maharashtra and Goa are all set to host the sixth international kite festival from January 16.

The first phase of the festival will start in Belgavi from January 16 and continue till January 18; the following phase will be hosted on Colva beach,  south Goa from January 19 to 21. The concluding phase will be held at Miramar beach near Panjim,north Goa on January 22 and 24.

Approximately 25 international kite flyers from  the US, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, UK, Russia, Estonia, the Netherlands, France and Italy are expected to participate. Another 25 Indian participants from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kochi, Nagpur, Kolkata and Karnataka will also take part in the festival.

Registration to take part in the festival can be done through the official website of Belgavi kite festival, which is

The festival is expected to draw 4.5 lakh visitors from across the globe.



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