Sankranthi and Kite Flying Celebrations in Hyderabad
This is the best time for those new to kite flying to get started. Unlike in the past there is company on rooftops, many have already started flying kites every evening. So, what are you waiting for? Get started – check out our list of articles related to Sankranthi and kite flying. Hope they help you in your kite flying endeavour.
Read more about the celebrations in the articles below…
If you are a beginner in kite flying, you might be unable to decide on which kite, manja and charakh to buy and which is the best suited for flying. There are many local shops in the city that offer a wide variety in kites and other stuff, which may leave you confused on what to buy and what not to. Don’t worry we are here to help you. Read on…
Are you looking for a place where you can find good kites, manjas, charakhs and other stuff related to kites at a wholesale price, if yes, then this article will help you in choosing a place that is nearest to you and also a wholesale market for kites. Do explore these markets as you get to see a wide variety of kites and manjas which is beyond your imagination.
All set for this Sankranthi. Ready with all the things that is necessary for kite flying. But wait a second, the most important thing that many kite flyers miss on, is tying the kite (kanna) in a proper way, so that the kite want trouble while taking off and it becomes easy for you to fly the kite. If you aren’t skilled in it, then take help of experts. You will get to learn the art of tying the knot and next year you will be able to do it by yourself and probably guiding the beginners.
If you are planning to visit Hyderabad this Sankranthi, then you need to be familiar with the basic, regular and advanced jargon used by most Hyderabadis while flying kites. To help you out we have given simple definitions that will make you easy to understand the jargon and which jargon should be used on which point of time.
Sankranthi is basically a harvest festival. Beyond this, it has astronomical significance. Every part in our celebration during this three day festival has a meaning and importance starting from Bhogi to Kanuma, from bonfire to kite flying.
Read all about what makes Sankranthi special in Hyderabad – kite duels, rangoli and of course, the special lip smacking dishes prepared for the festival. So, have you started your preparations for the festival yet?
Sankranthi for old time Hyderabadi’s is fun time. People get on the ‘terrace’ or roof the house to fly the fighter kites. There is drama – music, large groups accumulate, their is shouting / war cries of “kaateh” whenever a kite is cut and lot more…
There is a wrong perception that kite flying is usually enjoyed by boys, but in Hyderabad it is different, you get to see women totally engrossed in flying kites and having fun. Though most of them are not skilled in flying kites, but they enjoy themselves in holding, pulling and leaving the kite and when the kite is in danger zone they just handed over to the experts.
You must have experienced the day kite flying since years, but have you experienced the thrilling night kite flying in Hyderabad that brightens the sky with focusing halogen lights. If the answer is no, then it is time for you to take part in night light kite duels, as it is very exciting. The halogen lights illuminates the sky and kite flyers have a clear vision on kites at night.
Are you flying kites this Sankranthi? If yes, it is a good time to get the right amount of vitamin D your body needs. It is the best time to get sun exposure and boost your vitamin D levels.