Photos/Video: Good Friday KiteFest Underway

March 29, 2013

[Updated with video + more photos] Despite less than inviting weather conditions, crowds of people have made their way to Horseshoe Bay Beach in Southampton for today’s [Mar 29] Good Friday KiteFest event, which is being hosted by Chewstick.

Premier Cannonier measuring a 10.5 foot kite:


Premier Craig Cannonier, Governor George Fergusson and Environment Minister Sylvan Richards are among those in attendance. The day is set to feature kite-flying, egg-hunting, races, musical entertainment, the Gombeys and more.

Gombeys appear on the beach:

There will also be a Kite Competition in which the categories include  Best Boxy, Biggest Kite, Smallest Kite, Best Design, Best Traditional Kite, Best Innovative Kite Design, Loudest Kite, and even the Ugliest Kite. We will update with additional footage of today’s events, and our first photo gallery is below.

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  1. Bermudican says:

    That is one Sweet looking “Rounder”!

    I see the rare guest Photo op of the Easter Bunny was not to be out done by the Wed Chicken!

    I wuv Wed chickens

    : ))

    The yellow and blue ones tastey too! I like to roast them up a bit so dey get all puffy n what not : )))

  2. Sav says:

    Wish i was. There. Thais. D. Fun. We. All. Want. God. Help. Us.

  3. Voter says:

    Glad the weather mainly held good. Looks fabulous n the photos.