During the 2nd annual kite festival on June 4 2017 the entire Cliffwood Beach in Aberdeen township, NJ bloomed up with five hundreds (500) kite flying lovers of colorful Indian kites in this small town. This event organized by Gujarat Gaurav Fan Club of USA was sponsored by FARMES INSURANCE Seema Jagtiani, Devji Wealth Management Al devji, Bish Mortgage Bish M, and Janak and Reshmi Bedi, who was the Mrs India New Jersey 2016 and Jenny’ hair & beauty salon and New York Life agent, Kam Patel.
Others who had supported the event included Bharat and Induben Patel Thakor Bulsara, Kam Patel and Bharat & Darshna Mehta and Dr Hetal Gor, Deepak Malhotra. The event saw the presence people aged from 5 years to 60 years old and enjoyed Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
The kite flying event was chosen to be a unique way of bonding kite fliers who have been missing flying kite in USA due to various reasons like non-availability of a platform. The weather on Sunday was smilingly windy and cloudy and was well attended by more than 500 individuals, kids and families from places like South Jersey New York Long Island Connecticut , Westchester, and beyond, Parsippany in NJ. Kite flying perfectly symbolizes fun, joy, hope, friendliness.
In India, Jan 14, every year is officially celebrated as International Kite Flying day. Therefore, to keep up the spirit of flying kite the event was organized. The event was organized and turned to be extremely successful as everyone wanted to have the event repeated every year . Special kites and flying threads of special kind (FIRKI) were flown from India.
Shailesh Patel, President of Gujarat Gaurav Fan Club of USA, worked very hard to make this event a grand success. His team comprised of Kamleshbhai (Kam Patel), Thakor Balsara. DJ and singer Rakesh Raj set the mood of the event with joyous music, ready announced regular annual events for years