15th International Cape Town Kite festival – 10 - 11 October 2009.
Cape Mental Health the
convenors had thousands of people attending the festival. The wind howled from
the south east on Saturday and Sunday was almost becalmed, with dark overhead
clouds threatening rain for most of the day.
Tweety Bird checking to see if
the male There
were wonderfully coloured kites of all shapes and designs.
Even a pair of flying knickers being shown off. This star was checking out the scene.
The Zandvlei Trust tent sponsored
by Nomadik Tents. Cape Flats Fynbos
Nursery supplied the local
Mark Ogilvie from CTEET demonstrating live exhibates to When the
wind came up this beautiful kite could fly.
Ryana Johnson, a local artist has started to paint a Zandvlei scene on this disused building. These people came to watch while she was busy. It is hoped that the painting will be honoured by the grafitti artist code not to tag an artists work. Ryana has done a number of very beautiful scene scapes on other buildings.
At last this kite could get into the sky. Another red data specie?
Romeo Paulse explaining about Leopard Toads. These visitors having a rest out of the wind on the bench.
Sharon McCallum with a visitor
filling in the
Sheasby and Julie Dunkerley helping in the tent.
Romeo enthralling this young
These children had fun playing snakes and ladders.
This exotic bird also arrived in the tent. Vincent Mybergh with his daughter on the raffle bench.
Man you have some hectic reefs here in Muizenberg! Unusual to see a Basutu hat in the Cape.
Robin and David Muller taking a break. Mark explaining about terrapins.
The motorised parafoil pilot landing on the grass. A kite with strking colours.
A flying jumbo. A pair of white doves, peace doves maybe?
Tweety Bird looks rather anxious
with the This young lady was having fun
trying to fly her kite with no
Blue and more blue. The sea horse with the doves below.
A real colourful flying ship. The hedgehog hanging about.
A colourful kite stall. A large box kite not seen very often these days.
The wind is picking up. The flying birds.
He was fascinated by the spinning
They were sheltering in their tent.
Here comes the bat kite again. She looks rather glum with no wind to help.
Thank you to Nomadik Tents for
sponsoring the tent. Also Neil
Major for the local indigenous plants,