Uttarayan is celebrated across Gujarat, with major centers of kite-flying in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Nadiad, among others. The Gujarat State, India celebrated International Kite Festival 2011 on the day of Uttarayan (Makar Sankranti). The people of Gujarat known for their devotional celebration of various festivals. Tourism Corporation of Gujarat has celebrated the International Kite Festival 2011 with wholesome participation from all over the globe at Sabarmati River Front from 9th Jan, 2011 to 12th Jan, 2011. Uttarayan is celebrated across Gujarat, with major centers of kite-flying in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Nadiad, among others.
On 09th Jan, 2011 : Kite Competition at 9.30 am. Onwards
On 10th Jan, 2011 : Full Day Kite Flying by national and International kitists at 9.30 am. To 4.30 pm.
On 11th Jan, 2011 : State Level Function and Award Ceremony at 8.30 am. onwards
Attractions : Kite Competition, Kite Painting Competition And Kite Workshops.