Let the joy of kite flying begin!


Rosebud Kite Festival: Sunday 11th March 2018. Picture: Supplied

REMEMBER the joy of flying your first kite? The anticipation as it lifted into the air? The spark of magic as you discovered you could actually play with the wind? Well, you can experience it all again at one of Australia’s premier kite events: The Rosebud Kite Festival.

On Sunday 11th March, both the young and the young at heart will come together to celebrate the art of kite flying. Visitors can make and fly their own kite courtesy of local outfit; Kites 4 Kids. And alongside the novice kite flying arena, will be the latest designs and displays from a team of internationally acclaimed kite flying professionals with their giant super-sized maxi kite creations.

Crowds will be mesmerised by a flotilla of whales, spacemen, flying red and green dragons, and all manner of creatures from the deep. There’ll also be a display of Australian-themed delta kites, animated designer kites and the extremely agile sport kites.

With a jam packed festival program on Sunday 11th March, the fun line-up of live entertainment on the main stage (from 11am – 5pm) will be hosted by the fabulous Frederico Boogie, as well as kids rides and carnival, live bands, circus workshops, wildlife encounters and much more.

There are plenty of food stalls throughout the site, but you are advised to bring a rug or folding chair and be prepared to stay a few hours, as you won’t be able to tear yourself away from all the activity.

2018 Rosebud Kite Festival
Sunday 11th March: 11am-5pm.
Where: Foreshore at Jetty Rd., Rosebud.
Website: www.rosebudkitefestival.com.au

First published in the Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News – 21 February 2018

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