Kites: Ha Yi Qi 哈亦琦 : 风筝
Kites: Ha Yi Qi 哈亦琦 : 风筝 - Workshop

Ha’s family has made kites for over 160 years, and Ha Yiqi is a fourth generation kite maker. His great-grandfather was fascinated by kites. While he was working in a restaurant, he bought a kite and learned how to make it during his leisure time. He spent many years patiently studying every single detail of the kite and then creating kites of his own design. As a result of the demand for his kites, Ha’s great-grandfather opened two stores to sell the kites. His kites became more and more famous in Beijing, and people would say “If you are going to Beijing, you must be going to buy Ha’s kite.”