Cocoon Maldives hosts kite flying event for locals with Italian champion Edy Angelino

Cocoon Maldives has hosted a kite flying event in capital Male with Italian champion Edy Angelino.

The event, organised in association with the tourism ministry, was held Friday afternoon at the Central Park in the satellite town of Hulhumale. The two-hour event saw Edy showcase his amazing talent, including incredible kite formations and techniques, to the local crowd.

Edy is being hosted in the Maldives by Cocoon Maldives for a kite flying festival in the island resort.

The festival, organised in association with Free Vola Associazione Sportiva, began on September 29 and will go on until October 13. Everyday from 11-12am, Eddy will conduct an exhibition where he will showcase the kite imprints he uses. In the afternoon from 5-6pm, he will hold exclusive kite flying sessions.

A multiple flight expert with stunt kites, Edy runs Free Sport, a specialist sports kite shop in Italy. He has participated in several international kite flying competitions and won the Italian championship.

Cocoon Maldives, located in Ookolhufinolhu Island in Lhaviyani Atoll, blends the best of Italian design with the Maldives’ stunning natural beauty. The five-star resort, which had its soft launching late last year and official opening in March, houses 150 villas that are exclusively designed by Lago, one of Italy’s finest design firms.

The resort, accessible by a 40-minute scenic seaplane flight from the main Velana International Airport, features three restaurants and two bars offering a variety of cuisines from around the world and romantic dining experiences. The Cube Spa at Cocoon Maldives, meanwhile, is located in the heart of the island to ensure maximum privacy and intimacy, and offers variety of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments with qualified masseurs from Bali.

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