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While networks like Facebook and Twitter are becoming more and more popular, we understand and respect the fact that some people simply do not want to open a social media account.

With this in mind, visitors can visit this page at any time to see the last 25 posts on the AKA Facebook page without needing to create an account.  Please note, some links below are to photos or other Facebook content that has been “shared” but you’ll be able to read updates and non-Facebook content like YouTube, etc.

Charles Sotich has been long known for his beautiful and well crafted minature kites. Did you know that you are able to build one of his kites?

Making Chinese Paper Cut Kites

How to make a Chinese paper cut kite

Oct 8th 7:00pm • 1 Comment

Your first kite, did you make it for yourself or for someone else?

O papagaio de papel / The kite

This video is about O papagaio de papel

Oct 8th 3:00pm • No Comments

No translation needed! Another video on how to make a simple kids kite. Who knows, it may be the first kite you make... and years down the road you may end up the grand champion at the next #AKAConvention!

Flipped Classroom - Kite Making Workshop

This is "Flipped Classroom - Kite Making Workshop" by Arite Fricke on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Oct 8th 12:00am • No Comments

The results of the AKA Grand Nationals have been posted! Find out who won the Sport Kites, Indoor, Kitemaking, Fighters, and Miniature competitions!

2015 – Enid, OK | Conventions & Results | American Kitefliers Association (AKA)

38th Annual American Kitefliers Association Annual Convention and Grand Nationals Enid, OK Sport Kite Place Name Score Open

Oct 7th 9:18pm • 2 Comments

HA! Kite flying places more than once on this list of '10 other ways to get high'. Not bad!

Go Fly A Kite: Plus 10 Other Ways to Get High

The quest for "peak experiences" -- the term psychologists use for those moments when we feel on top of the world, invincible, and at our happiest -- is never ending. To be sure, there are plenty of ways to reach these peaks, and Colorado in particular is currently the nation’s go-to destination for…

Oct 7th 7:00pm • No Comments

Event line up for the LBI kite festival this weekend!

LBI FLY International Kite Festival- Columbus Day Weekend Oct. 9-12, 2015

The LBI FLY Schedule of Events will be in the SandPaper today, page 25 & 35, look for the big YELLOW boxes on the Blvd. in front of businesses or inside many businesses. PLEASE SHARE!

Oct 7th 6:08pm • No Comments

It's an Urban Ninja in a historic Urban environment. Do you have a Ninja in your quiver? Where do you like to fly it?

In volo con l'Urban Ninja

Un volo con l'Urban Ninja di Thomas Horvath nella versione costruita da Kitewalker, all'interno del chiostro di S. Martino, Bologna, Italy.

Oct 7th 3:05pm • No Comments

Lincoln City Fall Festival is this weekend, are you attending? We hear that there are some big names returning to the Oregon shores, some big kites, and some big fun!

Featured Flier Deb Tumminia will show your kids how to construct a colorful kite of their own. The festival runs 10am to 4pm on both days at the D River Wayside. FMI

Lincoln City Kite Festival

Lincoln City, OR hosts annual Summer and Fall Kite Festivals each year. The festivals are held on the beach, in the heart of Lincoln City, at the D-River Wayside over the course of a weekend in both June and October.

Oct 7th 1:00pm • No Comments

Don't forget this weekend is the Long Beach kite festival! Were you worried about Hurricane Joaquin ruining the event? Well, word has it from the organizers that the path of the storm has changed and the forecast is looking great!

LBI FLY International Kite Festival- Columbus Day Weekend Oct. 9-12, 2015

This is Long Beach Island, NJ 1st International Kite Festival. We will have kite flying demos, competitions, kite making, entertainment, arts and crafts.

Oct 7th 12:00am • No Comments

The energy generating kite that has been in the news for the past few months is set to launch early next year. Way to go Google!

Harness the wind: Energy kite set to launch early next year

A massive energy kite being developed in California could be deployed for testing near Waimea by early next year.

Oct 6th 7:00pm • No Comments

American Kitefliers Association shared Lisa Bernard's photo.


Kiteworld kite fly on Oct. 11th

Oct 6th 3:39pm • No Comments

What are you doing for the upcoming One Sky One World Kite flying day? One Sky One World promotes annual activities in concurrence with events in hundreds of locations around the World on the Second Sunday of Every October utilizing the multi-cultural symbol of the kite and the ocean of air that we all share. You can find more information here:

Oct 6th 3:04pm • 4 Comments

Coming to Piedmont Park, Atlanta on October 24th is the second annual Atlanta World Kite Festival.

Or hop on over to their event page for the most up to date information

Oct 6th 1:00pm • No Comments

In 2012, Visit Enid's Director, Marcy Jarrett made a promise that if the AKA returned to Enid, she'd perform at the Indoor Fly... She made a point of bringing her daughter to the performance to show that you should always keep your promises! What a great role-model and performance!

Marcy Jarrett AKA Indoor Demo

Oct 5th 10:25pm • 2 Comments

Dancing and indoor kite flying have always had a beautiful partnership.

Flying & Dancing

Una danzatrice e un aquilonista sul palco di un teatro.... Grazie a Grace Antonette per avere danzato con noi e a Luca Ciaccio Armaroli per le bellissime luci. A…

Oct 5th 7:00pm • 2 Comments

PFD Monday is here again! Alleviate those PFD (Post Festival Depression) blues by sharing a photo from the event you were at this weekend! Hey Convention attendees, do you have any good photos?

Oct 5th 3:00pm • 1 Comment

American Kitefliers Association updated their cover photo.

American Kitefliers Association's cover photo

Oct 5th 1:55pm • 1 Comment

WHEW!!!! The AKA is recovering from an amazing weekend in Enid. So many stories, so many memories. Do you have one that really stood out?

Did you fly somewhere else and have a photo? Share it in the comments below, and help bring a smile to all of your kite flying friends.

Oct 5th 1:54pm • 2 Comments