Shandong Culture

Video: Weifang kites take city to new heights

( Updated: 2019-06-14

The city of Weifang in East China's Shandong province is known as the world capital of kites due to its 2,400 year history of manufacturing and flying them. It is also home to the International Kite Federation and the annual Weifang International Kite Festival.

Click the video to enjoy this year's festival and learn more about their traditional craftsmanship and the city's kite industry.