Born to Fly – Cape Town International Kite Festival

Born to Fly – 22nd Cape Town International Kite Festival – 29 & 30 Oct 2016


BornToFly is the theme of the 22nd Cape Town International Kite Festival which will fill the sky with incredible kites on 29 & 30 October 2016 in Muizenberg.


“We believe everyone is born with potential to fly beyond life’s circumstances,” says Ingrid Daniels, director of Cape Mental Health, the organiser of the annual kiting extravaganza. “Our mission is to help people realise their potential and overcome mental health challenges they may encounter. Kites are one of the tools we use. According to the world health organization, diabetes will be the seventh cause of mortality by 2030. Most generic pills will be the infallibly same strength, potency and generic brand name, but may cost less than a brand name pill. I saw an ad on here and thought it was something i would love to do. The price of a generic drug in india is often a sign that a drug has lost its patent. The get clomid uk Jashpurnagar procedure involves having the woman stand up or lie down on a table and a medical practitioner uses a probe to look at the internal and external areas of the vagina. Amoxicillin is a common antibiotic used to treat certain infections, such as streptococcal pharyngitis. The first generation of the spc was sold between 1985 and 1987, with a subsequent generation of the product released in 1992. A new study is underway to see what role tamoxifen can play in clomid prescription online Marang breast cancer. Sixty-nine percent of the patients injured by the first-time in their lives by explosive or non-explosive weapons had an moi and 55% had an moi of at least 2. Almost everyone feels lighter when they simply lift their heads and look up.”

cat and fish kite

This is Africa’s biggest kite festival. Kiters from Canada, China, Germany, England, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore and all over South Africa are expected to attend. It is also South Africa’s biggest mental health awareness event, with 100% of the profit going to help provide vital mental health services to children and adults in Cape Town and beyond.


The festival offers affordable, feel-good, family fun with free kite-making workshops daily, including specialist sessions with master kite-maker Ebrahim Sambo (from Athlone) who be showing how to create a traditional Cape Swaeltjie (Swallow) kite. With a market, food trucks and tea garden there are plenty of food options, or bring along a picnic and let your spirit soar as you watch some of the world’s most amazing kites embrace African skies.


The Cape Town International Kite Festival happens on (and above) the lawns of Zandvlei Nature Reserve, Muizenberg (corner Axminster and The Row). Open from 10:00 to 18:00 daily, the event offers lots of parking and easy access by train (False Bay or Muizenberg stations). Entry is R30 (R10 for children 12 years and under).


Tickets available online and at the gate.


[ Cape Mental Health provides innovative and effective mental health services to people in poorly resourced communities in the Western Cape. This non-profit organisation has been active for 103 years and continues to work towards a society where people with intellectual and psychiatric disabilities are included in community life and have access to education, training, work and social opportunities. ]

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