Soaring in Taiwan skies - all creatures big and small

More than 100 kite masters from nine countries and territories took part in the 2017 Hsinchu International Kite Festival held in Hsinchu, western Taiwan, over last weekend. The festival featured kites of varied themes, from TV characters to creatures
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More than 100 kite masters from nine countries and territories took part in the 2017 Hsinchu International Kite Festival held in Hsinchu, western Taiwan, over last weekend.

The festival featured kites of varied themes, from TV characters to creatures of the sea, land and extraterrestrial. There were even big luminous creations which were flown at night.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 30, 2017, with the headline 'Soaring in Taiwan skies - all creatures big and small'. Print Edition | Subscribe