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Author Topic: Mascotte Kite Festival Scheveningen 2011  (Read 378 times)
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« on: September 21, 2011, 12:07 AM »

17 & 18 september 2011 was the 33th Kite Festival Scheveningen.

See al pictures and video on; http://www.mascotte-vliegerfestival.nl/category/reportages/

Enjoy ;-)
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« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2011, 12:12 PM »

Thanks, I enjoy pics of the European festivals, always a nice mix of historical kites & new ideas. I liked the family shots thrown in too. Looks like a great couple of days.

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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2011, 05:11 AM »

Great pictures! I love the SLKs! My mother-in-law is from there. Her family emigrated after the war in '47. My wife got tired of hearing how easy it is in America compared to Holland during the war. My wife's mom saw Nazis line up a group of people and shoot them because of the resistance activities. She was probably 10 at the time. Her brother missed getting bombed by the allies when he skipped school one day and a bomb destroyed the school.

She's 78 and hasn't been back since the 70s. It might be nice to get to the festival with her before it's too late.
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