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Cape Mental Health is inviting children from primary schools, community groups and schools for learners with special educational needs to enter the annual Edukite Competition, which takes place during the 25th Cape Town International Kite Festival in Muizenberg on 26 and 27 October 2019.

Email before 31 August to enter a team and ‘Let Hope Fly’ at Africa’s biggest kite festival. Each team of four children will be sent a special kite-making kit, with blank skinsto decorate with their interpretation of the festival theme.

“The Edukite Competition is a valuable tool to bring together children of all abilities and encourage them to explore mental health and well-being in a fun way,” says Dr Ingrid Daniels, director of Cape Mental Health and president-elect of the World Federation for Mental Health.

There are R12, 000 of cash prizes to be won in two categories – mainstream learners and learners with special educational needs. In 2018 top honours went to Christel House from Ottery and Dorothea Special School from Stellenbosch.

For further information contact Kim Simpson at Cape Mental Health on 021 447 9040 or email Entries close 31 August and a maximum of 50 teams of four can enter.

For further information on the Cape Town International Kite Festival visit or follow @CTKiteFest on Facebook and Instagram.

[ Posted 21 August 2019 ]

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