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The kite originated in the Spring and Autumn Period of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty in China, and has been in existence for more than 2000 years. According to legend, Mo Di spent three years making wooden bird out of wood, which was the origin of the earliest kite. Later, his student Lu Ban improved the material of kite with bamboo. It was until Eastern Han Dynasty after Cai Lun improved paper-making technology, people began to make kites with paper, known as "Zhi Yuan".read more>

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The earliest kites were not toys but were used as military reconnaissance tools. There were also historical records of ranging, danger crossing and manned purpose.read more>

In the Tang Dynasty, Kites were gradually transformed into entertainment and were released in court.read more>

In the Song Dynasty, Flying kites became an activity of exercising. On Tomb-Sweeping Day, after the kites were flied high and far, people cut the string to allow the kite to take away a year of misfortune.read more>

In 1980, kites began to become an outdoor activity for all ages. The 2018 Beijing International Kite Festival was held at Beijing Expo Garden on April 26. read more>

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