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Ningbo holds kite art festival
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The kites are displayed at the opening ceremony of the 2nd Ningbo kite art festival at Wanda Square in Ningbo on Thursday, April 17, 2008. [Qianjiang Evening News]

Residents in eastern Chinese city of Ningbo can enjoy the spring weather in a special way as the second Ningbo kite art festival is currently being held at the city's Wanda Square.

Nearly one thousand kites with designs bearing the five Olympic rings, Fuwa, and Peking opera masks are highlights of the festival that opened on Thursday, Qianjiang Evening News reported.

The festival, which will last till April 28, also has an indoor kite flying show. If the weather is fine, the country's largest three-dimensional Fuwa kite will be set flying to greet the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

(CRI April 19, 2008)

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