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Kite

An ancient Egyptian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 1.36 grams during the Old and Middle Kingdoms or 9.1 grams during the New Kingdom.
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* What kite characteristics described in the article help kites fly?
SOLID RINGS We use stainless steel solid rings to attach our mainline to the kite clips to prevent twisting in the clip.
"Monday was well accepted by both kite fliers and the public.
As well as watching the kites on display, there is plenty of space for families to fly their own kites and if the public wish to purchase a kite, a good selection is available from the kite stall.
Flying an 800-metre long kite named o[umlaut]Phoenix train kite', Kitai Rhee, president of Korean Kite Flyers Association (KOKFA), wowed hundreds of people who gathered at the Museum of Islamic Art Park.
In the open category, the second place went to a 4 year old child for the smallest flying kite.
The international kite festival also boosts tourism, as kite flyers, from Indian and abroad, take part with great enthusiasm.
With Uttarayan ( Makar Sankranti) round the corner, the Ahmedabad kite market is abuzz with activity, and like every year Modi kites are a big draw.
The Daily Star was invited to take part Saturday in a clinic run by Tobia Kmeid, whose company Lebanon by Kite offers instruction in kite surfing.
Taking inspiration from one of their latest exhibitions, Metadomestic: Contemporary Design and Craft, families can make their own kite to fly in Centre Square.
Dee Troup, British expatriate, had brought along her two-year-old daughter Maddie to the festival as the little one joined her parents with a small kite of her own.
Colourful creations from more than 40 kite flyers will take to the skies at New Brighton Dips on Saturday and Sunday for the Kites Over The Mersey - Wirral International Kite Festival.