A craftsman puts the finishing touches to his work.

The bamboo kites are all homemade and fitted with flutes to ensure that they whistle as they flyin the sky.

Craftsmen put the finishing touches to the kite before releasing it.

Testing the string before releasing the kite

Cloth gloves are among the most important items needed while flying a kite.

A kite features the national flag of Vietnam.

Dung, 16, is a member of a kite flying club in Nghe An. He is eager to attend the festival taking place at Cua Lo beach.

Along with flying colourful kites in different shapes, visitors also have a chance to join beach games during the festival.