IATA is flying the giant Hamamatsu kites 3rd Sunday of every month between March and November (excluding Aril and July) at Berkeley Marina's Cesar Chavez Park. Everybody is welcome to participate. Schedules for 2017 :
3/19, 5/21, 9/17, 10/15, 11/19.

Place: Cesar E. Chavez Park
at the Berkeley Marina
Admission Free


Contact: 415-420-5321 (Gojo)

IATA held an exhibition called "Japanese Kites / Friendship takes Flight" with collaboration with Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco at the Japan Information & Cultural Center from July 5 2017 to the end of August 2017. We displayed mainly Hamamatsu Kites along with other Japanese Kites of other areas.


We, IATA, made “сiRoosterjkites in the San Francisco Japan Town. We flew them at the Berkeley Kite Festival on July 29 (Sat) and July 30 (Sun). Please join us in making them in front of the Kinokuniya Bookstore.

2017 demonstration

We made Hamamatsu Kites on June 11 &25, 2017 in front of the Kinokuniya Bookstore in San Francisco's Japan town.

Volunteers Wanted for making Matsuri Kites !!

Please contact takoageusa@yahoo.com for details