uttarayan 2013

Manja is cotton string coated with ground glass, to make it razor sharp for kite fights. I also use for executing projects in education, performing arts etc. Related groups — uttarayan. I have noticed that this photo has been hijacked and used for three different articles published on the wibbly wobbly web. The skies over Ahmedabad were surprisingly blue for someone travelling to Ahmedabad from from Mumbai. Kite Scavenger by Arpan Desai. His sternness lacked conviction and the voice had lost its bite.

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Kite flying festival, Makar Sankranti, Uttarayan 2013

Everyone is up on terraces and rooftops flying kites before the sun goes down. It requires a lot of concentration to not lose sight of your kite. Rainbow Reels by Meena Kadri. The elderly Muslim caretaker of the tomb adjacent to a medieval-era mosque in Ahmedabad took a kindly view of youngsters running wild in the compound with their kites on Uttarayan even as he tried to shoo them away.


We started building and launching our own fire lanterns since India is a diverse country with diversity in culture and language to name a uttarayn. Beautiful sun setting down beyond the horizon. Kite flying is an important part of the celebration of Makar Sankranti in many parts of the country.

The last kites of Uttarayan | Kite flying reaches its peak a… | Flickr

Manza-makers by Mickey Bardava. Controlling the flight and motion of the kite so high up, is no easy task. I will say this for the record – it was OUR family that introduced sky laterns as part of Uttarayan celebrations in Ahmedabad. Firki by Meena Kadri.

Kite flying festival, Makar Sankranti, Uttarayan | Flickr

Happy Makar Sankranti to All Entangled is a story about different perspectives on an age-old tradition known as Uttarayan, the annual kite flying festival in India. Street kids play of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India by sandeepachetan.

These streets kids were also in high spirits.

Website Instagram Pinterest tumblr Facebook Twitter. Uttarayan Explored by Bhavishya Goel. But as the night falls, the kites in the sky give way to sky lanterns. Tukkal in Uttarayan by A.

The last kites of Uttarayan

Pongal festival lasts for four days. View all All Photos Tagged uttarayan. For significance of Makar Sankranti. Anyway, as I said, utgarayan curse is irremovable and I don’t have the special powers. The sun isn’t very harsh at this time of the year. Thus the significance of each festival is different in different state or culture.


Kite fighting from the rooftops by Paul Chapman. As we tried to take their picture from the bus we were traveling in, this boy playfully tried to shoot us back! Reels of kite string firki from the Uttarayan Kite Festival uttaraayn Ahmedabad. People of all ages throng the city’s rooftops for two straight days flying kites and engaging in kite fights.

Read more about this festival at Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan, the kite flying festival in India. Explore Trending More More. From these I select a few to write my blogs about the experience, introspection, learning etc.

The last kites of Uttarayan by Saumil Shah. I hope I have been able to capture and justify this beautiful moment in this photograph. Please don’t paste flashy images and other medallions utarayan the comment section.