Kollam Kite Club

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Kite Club, Kollam
കൊല്ലം കൈറ്റ് ക്ലബ്ബ്
MottoKitefully Yours
Founded atKollam, India
TypeKite club
Legal statusClub
PurposePromoting kite flying
HeadquartersKollam city
Location
Coordinates8°52′20″N 76°35′38″E / 8.872186°N 76.594006°E / 8.872186; 76.594006Coordinates: 8°52′20″N 76°35′38″E / 8.872186°N 76.594006°E / 8.872186; 76.594006

Kollam Kite Club or Kite Club, Kollam is a registered kite flying club situated at Kollam city in India. The club is mainly focused on kite flying, kite workshops etc. The main recreational area of Kollam Kite Club is Kollam Beach in the city.[1]

Importance[edit]

Kite flying is now a part of Kollam's culture. People of Kollam are actively involved in kite-flying activities at Kollam Beach every day. KiteLife Foundation, founded by Mr. Rajesh Nair, is now organizing good number of kite-related workshops and activities in Kollam. KiteLife Foundation is organizing Kite flying festivals in Kollam every year.[2] Kollam and Shimoga chapters of KiteLife Foundation are having a good number of memberships also.[3] National Kite Flying Festival-2014 happened at Kollam.[4] Kite Making Classes are also conducted by various organizations in the city.[5]

National Kite Flying Festival 2019[edit]

The college students union of TKMCE, Kollam is organizing National Kite Flying Festival on 17 March 2019 at Kollam Beach. The students union aims to spread awareness about the plight of Kollam's sinking island, Munroe Island, and also attempts to break the Asian record for the maximum number of kites flown simultaneously.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kollam Kite Club Activities by KLF". Kite Life Foundation. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Kollam Kite Club Activities by KLF". Kite Life Foundation. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Flying with intent". The Hindu. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  4. ^ "National Kite Flying Festival in Kollam Beach : Chuttuvattom News". Malayalee House Chuttuvattom News. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Flying with intent". Kite Making Classes in Kollam. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Kites to highlight plight of a sinking island". The Hindu. 16 March 2019. Retrieved 16 March 2019.