Happy Makar Sankranti 2020. Festivals in India is all set to kickstart with the harvest festival- Makar Sankranti, also known as Maghi. The festival day in the Hindu calendar is dedicated to the Sun god aka Surya Dev. However, the most prominent parts of the festivals are kite flying session and til-gud laddoo, a sweet preparation made out of sesame seeds and jaggery. Makar Sankranti is all about celebrating the 1st month of Hindu Solar Calendar and express gratitude for new crops by the farmers. The tradition of kite flying is not just a fun element added to the celebration but, in fact, has traditional meaning. It is said that the early morning sun exposure on Makar Sankranti is very good for one's body and is one of the ways of celebrating the Sun God. The Sunrays rich in vitamin D is considered super healthy for the skin, fighting infections and improving the overall health.
Are you planning to fly kite on Makar Sankranti and want to try to make something on your own on the harvest festival? Well, we have you covered with some easy ways to make Kite, also known and patang on Makar Sankranti 2020.
How To Make Kite Easily At Home?
To start with you'll need a plastic bag or paper, string, two sticks, scissors and ribbon. Depending on your choice of paper or plastic, you can make your kite, the way you want. Secondly, you have to make the kite frame with sticks. You need to tie these sticks firm and create a framework for your kite. Cut the plastic or coloured paper in the shape to cover the frame in the right way. Now, you must carefully attach the string to the kite and make a ribbon balance at the end of the kite.
How To Make Kite (Watch Video):
Allow yourself some fun time this Makar Sankranti and indulge in the fun game of kite-flying. In many areas of Gujrat, kite-flying competitions are help and winners are also given prizes. Why not try a kite-making championship this year? Happy Makar Sankranti to you from the Latestly.com family!