BAKCEX Veterans – people who have already been

BAKCEX Veterans – people who have already been

BAKCEX 2015

2015 was the year that BAKCEX – Bali Kite Culture Experience was introduced and four kite enthusiast were the first to join.

Japan
Masaaki and Sachiko Modegi
USA
Kathy Nixie
France
Fréderique Riquier

BAKCEX 2016

BAKCEX 2016 had 17 international guests attending a total of 7 different kite competitions from Bali Kite Championships in July to Rockiller in October.

Japan
Tomiji Uchiyama
(Hamamatsu kite association),
Michio Kyusima
(Hamamatsu kite association),
Jyusaku Yoshino
(Fukuroi Kite association)
Yoshiaki Suzuki
(Mitsuke kite association).
Australia
Jo Baker
Maggie Phillips

England
Graham Lockwood
Germany
Bernhard Dingwerth

Italy
Edouardo Borghetti
Poland
Wiesław Gwizdała
Mateusz Chojnowski

Germany
Wolfgang Bieck
Philipp Münstermann
Colombia
Ines Elvira Uribe
Jairo Uribe

Sweden
Kerstin and
Jörgen Ekefjäll

BAKCEX 2017

BAKCEX 2017 had 30 international guests attending a total of 3 different kite competitions from Tangsi kite competition in August to Rockiller  in October, including Sanur International Kite Festival and Competition

USA
Alexa King
Sam King

England
Sara and Karl Longbottom
Jeanette and Malcolm Goodman
George Webster
France
Dominique Weill and Gérard Clément
Claudie and Francis Paragon
Fréderique Riquier and Jean-Pierre Durand

Austria
Daniela Zitzman and Gerhard Wiedra
Switzerland
Iqbal Husain

Netherlands
Sara and Bas Vreeswijk

Belgium
Bert Maetens
Niekol Vercauteren and Marc Vanden Broeck


Portugal
Sylvie Turquin and Antonio Lino

Australi
Janet and Michael Alvarez

China
Zhao Cui Zhi
He Kojun

Macao
Su Hung
Pun Lai leng and Kan Kam Hong

For the group coming a few days early to Sanur International Kite Festival BAKCEX organised a one day Kite Culture Tour:

  • Visit to Wayan Duduk, professional maker of Janggan
  • Visit to Banjar Danginpeken and the Naga Raja: the largest Janggan (with 11 m wingspan and 234 m long tail)
  • Visit to Nyoman Adnyana, the grand seigneur of Bali kites who has travelled to many international kite festivals and is a good friend of many of the BAKCEX participants
  • Visit to The Golden Janggan in Celuk
  • Visit to kite factory in Celuk
  • Dinner at Draknästet, the residence of Andreas Ågren, and the nearby sea salt factory
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