Hanoi walking street bustling again after weekend reopening

Many Hanoians and their children enjoy flying kites after months of staying at home to avoid Covid-19 propagation.

The open terrain in Tay Ho Tay Urban Area has become a flying field for people nearby to play their kites every afternoon over the last two weeks.

Hanoi walking street bustling again after weekend reopening

Hundreds of colorful kites in all shapes and sizes are seen hovering over Tay Ho Tay Urban Area.
Hanoi walking street bustling again after weekend reopening
Flying kites is not an individual hobby but involves the whole family. While the father flies the kite, his wife and child cheer and clap hands by his side.
Hanoi walking street bustling again after weekend reopening
A kite is priced from VND120,000 (US$5.1) to VN140,000 (US$6).
Hanoi walking street bustling again after weekend reopening
“Today I take my daughter out and fly kites, instead of letting her play with the smartphone as usual. Playing outdoor is good for my daughter’s health,” said Linh from Co Nhue ward, Bac Tu Liem district.
Hanoi walking street bustling again after weekend reopening
Children run and jump at will after days being confined at home to avoid Covid-19.
Hanoi walking street bustling again after weekend reopening
The scene of colorful kites flying in the sky invites photo enthusiasts to take snapshots.
Hanoi walking street bustling again after weekend reopening
The area is quite large, encircled by wooden fences, becoming a spontaneous kite flying place for the city’s residents.
Hanoi walking street bustling again after weekend reopening
Flying a kite becomes a hobby of many young people when the summer comes.
Hanoi walking street bustling again after weekend reopening
In order for the kite to fly high, players need to know the wind direction and adjust the rope properly.
Hanoi walking street bustling again after weekend reopening
Kites of funny shapes flying over the sky, including Japanese manga characters, Superman, shark, and octopus.
 



Hanoi walking street bustling again after weekend reopening
Many kites are still flying at sunset.

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Multi-tasker: HCM City man can fly four kites at a time

Multi-tasker: HCM City man can fly four kites at a time

Pham Van Tam in Binh Tan District, HCM City is taking a traditional Vietnamese activity of kite flying to new heights by flying four of them at the same time.

Flying kites - Happiness on a string

Flying kites - Happiness on a string

Colourful kites in sparkling sunlight with a backdrop of blue sky is truly a sight to behold and exudes a certain serenity. Such stunning scenes are soothing and relaxing for people of all ages.

 
 

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