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Kite Flying in Afghanistan

 Kite flying in Afghanistan or ’Gudiparan Bazi’ is a real fun and one of Afghanistan’s national outdoor sports.

People have been flying kites in Afghanistan for more than 100 years. Flying kite is a common hobby of many Afghans throughout the country. Kite Flying in Afghanistan is a form of outdoor sport that many took into the status of art. From the designs and sizes of kites to the making of unbreakable tar (string), for many this became a matter of honor to compete in who’s who among the best kite fighters in their neighborhood. This addicting outdoor sport absorbed many young Afghans, even during the war.
Before the war kite flying was part of Afghans national game. For those who missed out on this great Afghan past time, here is the nuts and bolts of Afghan kite and kite fighting in a nut shell. 
The types of kites that people fly there is called fighter kites. It’s because that when you compete with the other kites, you should cut the other kite and it’s easy to move from one direction to the other. 
Kite cutting is when your kite’s string severs the string of your competitor, launching the loser’s aloft and on the battleground, there is a fate worse than losing. If your opponent should find your kite, well, the humiliation is doubled. But until then, a champion is like a rock star.
The good season for Kite Flying in Afghanistan is the autumn season because of the good winds and most people get ready to fly their colorful kites including the kids and adults. As Kite flying is a favorite sport and everyone loves it and brings joy and smiles to the people, in the other hand kite flying sometimes can be dangerous too. 
Many people are injured when they fall off from the roofs while chasing for free kites or when they lost concentration during a heated battle. Before the Taliban, people used to fly kites in a place called Chaman-e-Babrak [in northern Kabul], and the kite flying competitions were held there. Kids, teenagers, adults and older people from all over Afghanistan and Kabul City were getting together for kite competitions, and they used to lay wagers on fighting kites.
For the first-time visitor, the skies above Kabul appears to be filled with fluttering birds or pieces of paper caught in the wind. A closer look reveals hundreds of brightly colored fighter kites soaring high into the air going one side to the other is really fun. When an opponent’s kite is cut free, it flutters like a colorful, dying bird into the far reaches of the city.
Such kites are said to be “azadi - rawast,” or “free kite,” and can be reused by neighborhood children to fly another day.
In last but not least, kite making and Kite flying in Afghanistan is the biggest fun and enjoyment during the specific months of the three seasons which is spring, summer, Autumn.
Today the Afghan kites are seen in many countries and in different parts of the world. Due to its unique design, people love to have them their home and decorate their houses with these nice pieces of art. 
The Kabul Times
 

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When an opponent’s kite is cut free, it flutters like a colorful, dying bird into the far reaches of the city.
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If your opponent should find your kite, well, the humiliation is doubled. But until then, a champion is like a rock star.
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Kite flying is the national outdoor sport of Afghanistan. You could see 100 of men women and children flying there kites on their terrace and in open fields. The sport has been part of their routine for centuries; it has become a part of them.
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Kite flying is an important event in places like Afghanistan and surrounding areas. It is Afghanistan’s national outdoor sports. It’s a century old tradition and has been participated by members of all age groups. There is no such competition coming close to kite cutting for Afghani people.
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I've in no way hear of this, but yes kite in a row on roofs is very popular in Afghanistan. Fly a kite wait a few minutes and you’ll already have rival. Kites are cheap and sold in approximately all superstore.
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Kite flying is the national outside game of Afghanistan. You could see men ladies and youngsters flying there kites on their porch and in open fields. The game has been a piece of their routine for quite a long time; it has turned into a piece of them.
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