Makar Sankranti Kite Flying Festival :

On the day of 14th of January the sun enters the Capricorn sign. This is the day on that the sun begin to entering the Uttarayan. Makar Sankranti is one of the most famous and important festival of India. Hence, it is called as various

names in different corners of India. At several places it is eminent as Makar Sankranti and in some regions as Lohri. In few places of nation, this festival is celebrated for three days. It is also celebrated as Pongal in the state of Tamil Nadu. Makar Sankranti is a sign of beginning of New Year and it is the moment of joyous after winter season. It is celebrated as the starting of spring season which is the sign of harvesting. People from different parts of India celebrated this festival as their folk culture and traditions. Some of the place of India is famous for kite competition among the people on that day.

It is known also as Kite Festival in those places of India. People fly their colorful kites in the sky to celebrate the happy moments. It is the sign of make the god happy for their batter fortune. Kite flying is very famous in the state of Gujarat.

  • Makar Sankranti 2012 : 14th January

Makar Sakranti depend on the movement of sun when it enters in the

Capricorn sign but normally it comes as on 14th January each year. So in the year of 2012 it will also be celebrate as on 14th January 2012.

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