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Sydney's Kite Flying Festival refreshes memories of 'basant' in Pakistan

People engaged in kite flying at the Kite Flying Festival in Castle Hill Showground Source: Nida Tahseen

Some people say that kite flying is a forgotten sport in Pakistan, but the presence of Pakistani community in the Kite Flying Festival in Sydney last week proved otherwise. People are still excited and hopeful that the sport will return to the country and the celebrations will be bigger than before. In this podcast, you will listen to the voices of people from multicultural background sharing their thoughts and experiences of kite flying in their countries.

Kite Flying Festival in Castle Hill Showground
Kite Flying Festival in Castle Hill Showground
Nida Tahseen


Pakistani family at the Kite Flying Festival
Pakistani family enjoying the festivities of kite flying at the Kite Flying Festival in Castle Hill Showground
Nida Tahseen


Indian family at the Kite Flying Festival
Indian family posing with their fancy kite at the Kite Flying Festival in Castle Hill Showground
Vatsal Patel


Dharmista and Lizz enjoying kite flying
Dharmista and Lizz enjoying kite flying at the Kite Flying Festival
Nida Tahseen

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