The 2018 edition of the much-loved Thailand International Kite Festival is all set to take to begin on 23-25 March, 2018 at the Army Non Commissioned Officer School, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan. This year, 20 kite flying teams from different countries including Switzerland, Germany and France will be a part of the festival. Among the displays of beautiful kites from around the world will be giant kites in the shapes of super heroes and cartoon characters as well as in geometric forms. In addition, there are stunning musical performance of revolution kites and a show of stunt kites with fliers who’ll compete to show off their high-speed flying skills.
You can also watch Chula and Pak Pao, a grand show of unique Thai kites dancing in the sky, accompanied by classical Thai music by Pi Phat ensemble. Ringside Kite Tour allows tourists to see kites in the kite flying field, stay at close range to the kites, take photos and watch world-class kite flyers. Children can try a hand at making, drawing and painting a kite at the Kite Kid Paint corner or create limited edition of art pieces at the Do It Yourself (DIY) section. Visit the Wind Garden to see how professionals decorate a ground with wind-playing arts like kites and materials that can be moved by wind, sound producing pieces like turbines, mobiles, bells, etc.,
Apart from all this, try some of Hua Hin's signature dishes at the food trucks present at the venue . Take a look at the Kite Exhibition, or buy colourful kites, utility items, ornaments, and local handicrafts from the Weekend Market.