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Giant Kites of Santiago Sacatepéquez


People fly kites beside the giant ones in Santiago Sacatepéquez. Photo: Luis Soto/Comvite
People fly kites beside the giant ones in Santiago Sacatepéquez. Photo: Luis Soto/Comvite

On November 1st and 2nd, colourful kites take flight over Santiago Sacatepéquez as hundreds of people gather at the local cemetery to honour their departed. The kites are massive-some over 10 metres in diameter-and painted by hand. They’re strewn from the ground as the crowd watches them carry their various messages and beautiful imagery across the sky.

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