Wednesday, June 08, 2011
7th Annual Windscape Kite Festival flies high in Swift Current
Go fly a kite! Swift Current, Saskatchewan is the setting of the 2011 Windscape Kite Festival, June 25-26. The world-class event attracts both kite flyers and kite lovers from around the world to a Saskatchewan prairie field. More than 40 kite flying and kite making stars attend Windscape from across Canada, the US and Europe.
The family-friendly weekend includes such demonstrations as Flyin' Bob: The One Man Three Ring Circus; a bubble station in the children's tent; balloon sculpting; straw bale maze; face painting and tattoos. Kite building and kite flying lessons will be given each day of the event. Admission to the festival is free.
Swift Current is located in southwest Saskatchewan, along the Trans Canada Highway, 170 km (106 miles) west of Moose Jaw and 218 km (135 miles) east of Medicine Hat, Alberta.
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