Margate is hosting a Fun Fly on the 2nd and 3rd May 1998.
We are hoping that this will be a "Megga" fun fly, and we are receiving a
great amount of interest from all over the country. The emphasis is to fly
and have fun!
Greg and Jacqui Mountjoy
This is a copy of the Press Release :
Margates first kite festival is scheduled for the second and third of May
1998.Forming part of the Hibiscus Arts Festival "Paint the Sky" is intended
to be a celebration of the art of the kite.Some of South Africa's top kiters
and collectors will converge on Margate beach to display and fly their
creations.Many of the kites that will be flown have been crafted by renowned
international kite makers and are superb artworks as well as glorious
flyers.The intention is to try and feature as many of the forms and facets
of this fast growing pastime.There will also be fun events such as lollipop
drops, parachuting teddies and possibly some Japanese kite fights.It is
hoped that the Air Control team from Cape Town will be able to participate
and show their skills at kite ballet and team formation flying.Flying will
start from early morning and continue throughout the day so the public are
encouraged to make a day of it as kites will be changed as the day
progresses.People are welcome to bring their own kites to add to what should
be a visual delight .For further information please contact Greg or Jacqui
at (039) 3130101.