Kite Biographies

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Adnyana Nyoman

Nyoman is one of the world’s great kite ambassadors and an advocate for the kite traditions of Bali. He has helped to introduce the...
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Koreans call kites 'Bangpae' because traditional Korean kites resemble a shield.

The unique characteristics of a Bangpae are a three point...
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Seiko Nakamura

A kite ambassador for his city and a fine builder of the Nagasaki hata. Seiko Nakamura has designed variations on the hata style, like a...
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Takeshi Nishibayashi

Nishibayashi traveled extensively around the world in the 1980s and was an exceptional ambassador of Japanese kites. His creations were made of...
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