Chimera Villas - Jl.Sari Dewi Gg. Sari Temuku No 10, Seminyak Bali

Follow Us

Bali Kites Festival on Summer

Bali kites Festival on Summer
The Bali Kites Festival is an annual international kites festival held in July – October in the Padang Galak area of Sanur, Bali. The giant traditional kite (with a width of 4 meters and a length of 10 meters) was made and flown in a competition between teams from a community  in Bali.

Locals and foreign tourists fly kites along Kuta beach in Badung, on Bali island, . Various kites designs filled the blue skies with an array of colors.

This seasonal kites festival has a religious message intended to send a message to the Hindu gods to provide abundant agricultural produce.The team consists of about 70 to 80 people, each team has a Gamelan, a flag carrier and a kite flyer.

Bebean (shaped fish), Janggan (bird-shaped) and Pecukan (leaf-shaped) are the three traditional kites that are flown during this kites festival. Kites are flown by 10 or more adults. Kite Bebean is the greatest kite. Kite Janggan has a long cloth on the tail with a length that can reach more than 100 meters.

Other competitions are also held for new kites creations such as kites depicting Hindu deities and sponsor kites.

source :