Int’l kite festival to unfold over weekend

The International Kite Festival featured a Peppa pig-shaped kite last year. ( Facebook: International Kite Festival)
The International Kite Festival featured a Peppa pig-shaped kite last year. ( Facebook: International Kite Festival)

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The 2019 New Taipei City North Coast International Kite Festival will start on Sep. 21 at Shimen Kite Park.

This year’s festival, themed “I love north coast,” will feature dozens of couples who will fly heart-shaped and pig-shaped kites.

Also, more than 20 countries will showcase their unique kites at the festival, such as an adorable cat-shaped kite from South Korea and an Indonesian 15 meters-long soft sled kite. 

The 2019 New Taipei City North Coast International Kite Festival will unfold this weekend.(New Taipei City International Kite Festival)
The 2019 New Taipei City North Coast International Kite Festival will unfold this weekend.(New Taipei City International Kite Festival)

On the day of the event, many performance groups will bring spectacular shows and fun to local families too. 

The 2019 New Taipei City North Coast International Kite Festival will unfold this weekend.(New Taipei City International Kite Festival)
The 2019 New Taipei City North Coast International Kite Festival will unfold this weekend.(New Taipei City International Kite Festival)

In addition, some kite flyers will showcase a 10-meters-long caterpillar-shaped kite, a one-story high backpack-shaped skite, and even demonstrate some amazing stunt kites.

You will also see a Spongebob-shaped and Cleopatra-shaped kites. (New Taipei City International Kite Festival)
You will also see a Spongebob-shaped and Cleopatra-shaped kites.(New Taipei City International Kite Festival)