THE Zamboanga City Government announced that the scheduled Zamboanga Kite Festival 2022, Sunday, June 19, is postponed to June 26.

It was announced earlier that the local government is holding a kite festival for the first time in two to help promote tourism industry of this city.

Part of the festival is kite-flying competition at the scenic Paseo del Mar.

Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar advised all participants to submit their individual entry form at the Public Information Office in City Hall from June 20 to 25.

The Kite Festival is a yearly activity of the City Government, through the City Tourism Office, but was suspended due to the health pandemic.

There are two main categories in the competition: Teen (13 to 17 years old); and, Adult (18 years old and above).

Special awards will be given according to two kite categories: the traditional kite and the figure kite.

The traditional kite is the 2-D or two-faced kite that comes in any shape whereas the figure kite is the 3-D kite with a theme and comes in realistic shapes.

There are three major awards for each category (Young and Adult): first, second, and third prize.

A participant shall register only one kite as entry to the competition. (SunStar Zamboanga)

Source: SunStar (