The Kites Competition & Holi Festival is an attempt by the Colombo Youth Zone team to venture into a trend setting segment on Alcohol and Tobacco use. The intention of having this competition and event was to get the youth understand of the hidden promotions and the hidden agendas of the alcohol industries as expressed through the manipulative promotions in media.

The event was organized to prove that the youth can experience the unlimited fun while enjoying the event and the after party without alcohol, tobacco and any other drug. The kites competition was conducted among the youth between the ages of 16 to 25 in all island. Twenty five competitors participated for the competition. The event covered by Let photographers and TV Derana.

The event was held at the premises of Barracuda Restaurant, Dehiwala under the theme: “Who said alcohol is fun?”.