The 7th Pasir Gudang Kite Festival seemed little different from other Southeast Asian kite festivals. Local and international kite fliers were strictly separated. And famous inflatable bags inevitably filled the sky – to the exasperation of the lesser kite gods.

But experts acknowledge this festival belongs to the top five international kite festivals in Southeast Asia. In addition to catering the needs of the international kite fliers, it is also a catalyst for the legendary local kiting tradition by sponsoring kite building and flying championships.

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