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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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Kiteflying continues despite ban as the kites are being flown nowadays specially on Fridays and Sundays and the city administration had failed to implement a complete ban on the activity.
The violation of kiteflying ban has become a routine in the city and the malpractice has been causing different problems for the people.
COTABATO CITY -- At least 20,000 people, mostly children, flew kites in several autonomous areas on Tuesday hoping to break the world record for most kites flown that had been set in 2011 by Gaza, one of the world's most violent places that held the kiteflying event in a vain search for lasting peace.
TRANQUIL: The Dips, in New Brighton, during the annual kiteflying contest Picture: JASON ROBERTS
People attending any of the four days of events can expect all things American from classic American car displays, funfair rides and American football to cheerleading, music and dance performed by schools and community groups and American cuisine with family and professional kiteflying.
A cross between kiteflying and surfing, as the name suggests, kitesurfing has many similarities with windsurfing.