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Kite Festival


Tonight we have a story about a sport that includes floating.. fighting.. and synchronized dancing. That’s one way to say: this isn’t your grandfather’s way to fly kites. Field Guide’s Vince Patton and videographer Michael Bendixen found kites from two inches wide to the size of a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon… at the largest kite festival in Oregon, in Lincoln City.

First Broadcast: 2012
Producer: Vince Patton
Videographer/Editor: Michael Bendixen
Photos Courtesy of : Gomberg Kite Productions
Special Thanks: Team iQuad

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Lincoln City Festivals
Team iQuad
Gomberg Kites
Phantom Star Kites
Washington State International
Video: Running of the Bowls at Kite Festival

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Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2312
Original Broadcast: March 1, 2012