Uttarayan Vocabulary

Uttarayan Vocabulary


Makar Sankranti- a South Asian holiday marking the changing of seasons and “transformation”

Uttarayan Photo

Patang - the term for kites used in the festival (see picture)

Ahmedabad, Gujarat- A city in the region of Gujarat where the annual International Kite Festival is held. People from all over the  world come to display their various kite designs

Undhiyu- a vegetable dish that is a regional delicacy 

Chikkis- a sweet made of nuts and jaggery/sugar (Click here to learn how to make chikkis)