Kites were used years ago in China where materials such as silk fabric and lightweight bamboo for frames. These wind sails have fascinated men and women over the ages. Kites have been used as fun, but also for messaging and communication, measuring distances, and lifting men as flying machines.
Here in the Baton Rouge area, you can come out and experience the thrill of watching and flying kites at the 2010 Kite Fest Louisiane. This event will be held Friday April 9th thru Sunday April 11th at the West Baton Rouge Soccer Complex on Hwy. 415 and Rosedale Road in Port Allen, LA. There will be food and extreme inflatables.