It’s just over a week until the lift-off for the first-ever virtual Cape Town International Kite Festival. The goal is to raise R250 000 for Cape Mental Health to fund essential free mental health services. The need has never been greater!

Cape Mental Health’s annual flagship event is going virtual for its 26th edition, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The theme is ‘Hope on the Rise – Invest in Mental Health’ and the goal is to raise over R250, 000 to enable the hard-working non-profit organisation to continue providing essential mental health services and keep ‘hope on the rise’.

Fly a kite at the first-ever virtual Cape Town International Kite Festival from October 10 to 31 and help keep #HopeOnTheRise in support of Cape Mental Health. Enjoy a mix of real-life and online activities with competitions, kite-making workshops, interviews with kiters around the world and a special showcase of laughter, music and dance featuring Dalin Oliver, Jarrad Ricketts and Manila von Teez. 

Tickets are a recommended minimum donation of R50 per person, with all proceeds go to Cape Mental Health to help provide essential free mental health services. Your ticket gives access to all CTKiteFest competitions as well as quality online content including a variety of kite-making workshops.

Fantastic prizes are up for grabs. The virtual 26th Cape Town International Kite Festival promises to be an uplifting mix of fun, stress release and, most importantly, raising awareness and funds for Cape Mental Health.

For tickets and info visit or follow @CTKiteFest on social media.

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