Caribbean Beat Magazine

Flying season

Breezy dry season weather across the Caribbean makes Easter the perfect time to test your kite-building and -flying skills

  • Photo by Amanda Richards

Across the Caribbean, the glorious dry season weather — bright and breezy — makes kite-flying a popular pastime around Easter. From organised competitions like the Jamaica International Kite Festival to informal displays in neighbourhood parks, colourful confections of paper and string — such as these handmade beauties, for sale in Georgetown, Guyana — take to the skies.