Canberra, January 22 (Australia India News Newsdesk) The Indian Cultural Association in Canberra organized a kaleidoscopic kite festival, igniting the skies with a tapestry of colours. High Commissioner-Designate Gopal Baglay graced the event, adding his touch to the vibrant festivities.
Expressing his exhilaration on social media, Baglay shared his joy of flying Indian kites against the backdrop of the Australian sky, encapsulating the essence of cross-cultural exchange. The festival, a melting pot of Australian and Indian revelers, witnessed thousands of attendees embracing the age-old tradition with friends and family.
In a heartfelt reflection, Baglay underscored the significance of the event in fostering people-to-people cultural relations, enriching the fabric of Australian-Indian camaraderie. “Happy to be part of an event which helps our Aussie friends appreciate Indian culture and further cements India-Australia ties,” Baglay remarked, echoing the sentiment of unity woven into the festival’s fabric.
Embracing the spirit of competition and camaraderie, Baglay invoked the Gujarati expression “Kai Po Che!” in his social media post, symbolizing the competitive fervour that enlivens the traditional Indian sport of kite flying. This spirited exchange not only embodies cultural traditions but also fosters cross-cultural connections, epitomizing the harmonious blend of Indian and Australian cultures.