Kites have been a long-lasting pastime for people of all ages all over the world especially here in Bangladesh, where we have an entire festival dedicated to kite flying. Although for most folks this is just casual afternoon fun, there are those who take kite flying to the next level and push boundaries on what kites are capable of and more. In this article, we will look at five record-shattering kite stories that will definitely inspire you to get your kite flying on!
Previously, Shakrain was all about the day-long preparation of flying kites and making traditional pitha that would keep the youth and elderly busy and brimming with excitement. Mostly happening in the areas that line the Buriganga river, it is an occasion exclusive to old Dhaka, where people from all over the city come to take part in.