The kite festival is held in Jaipur on January 14 every year. This festivals of Jaipur is marked by the presence of a myriad kites in the skies. Toward dusk, the skies are alive with million kites. Lamps and Fireworks light up the entire city.
A number of kite flying competitions take place on this day. This place is a must visit especially during the kite festival. This lovely festival marks the transition of the sun from Sagittarius to Capricon.
While kites fly high in the sky in different shapes and sizes, lights and fireworks in the night sky also add to the beauty and splendour of the celebrations. This is truly an alluring sight for all kite lovers. During this time, many people also take a dip in the holy water of the Ganga river.
The international kite festival has participants from all over the world who are passionate about kites, and this day is also declared as a holiday in Jaipur.