Fly Kites, Not Drones

By FOX44/ABC22 News

Published 03/23 2014 09:00PM

Updated 03/23 2014 09:06PM

BURLINGTON, VT- It's a celebration that started in Afghanistan.

Now, it's recognized throughout the world by millions.

"Fly Kites, Not Drones" is said to mark the Afghan new year, and promote peace.

Sunday, it came to Burlington.

In Afghanistan, the holiday is also celebrated with kite fighting, where competitors try to slice the strings of other kites.

Photojournalist Jackson Stewart took in the sights and sounds.

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