National Kite Festival – Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration, UNV, UNDP, Kite Sri Lanka, News 1st
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A Kite Festival was held on the 19th of July 2014 at 7 selected locations across the costal belt of Sri Lanka. Volunteer working groups were set-up in the selected seven locations and empowered to organize the festival in their respective location under the guidance and expertise of the Ministry and UNV. Furthermore workshops were also organized in another seven selected in-land locations across the Island to promote and educate about the social integration week and the kite festival. The Kite Festival also featured side events such as, cultural shows, potluck food stalls and language stalls. The event reached out to around 25,000 people.