Monday, December 1, 2014

The Melodious Flute Kites of Vietnam

The Vietnamese make kites with flutes attached; that way the kites make music while flying. When the sky is full of flute kites, it's like a symphony-in-the-sky.

A flute kite with modern graphics by Cuong Nguyenvan

Multiple flutes create a harmonic sound

Here's the sound of one flute kite with eleven flutes:


...and here's the sound of many flute kites in the air... and the happy sounds of kitefliers & their families:


For a more in-depth look at Vietnam's kite culture click on Flute Kites.