3/9/2019 2:22:03 AM

Aspire International Kite Festival to end today

Aspire International Kite Festival to end today

Doha, Qatar: Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) will conclude the third edition of the Aspire International Kite Festival on Saturday with a closing ceremony to award participating schools and the winners of the photography competition.

During its first two days, the Aspire International Kite Festival managed to attract more than 20,000 people while the morning workshop sessions were attended by more than 2500 students from various schools across Qatar.

More than 300 vivid kites designed by international kiters have been on display and over 7000 kites were sold to family’s children to help them emerge themselves in the festivities.

Since its launch, the festival has hosted more than 20 local and international media representatives. The festival has also been a hit digitally, with the live stories on Aspire’s social media accounts seeing a 300 per cent increase in viewers and unprecedented levels of interaction.

On the third day, the festival is expecting even more visitors due to the moderate weather and the school weekend.

This year's festival is sponsored by The Cultural Village Foundation- Katara, Ooredoo, Qatar Airways, Dolphin Energy, Kidzania and Al-Salam group.

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