Ball scrambling festival in pictures

Created 11 February 2019
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Local villagers and visitors took part in a traditional ball scrambling festival which commenced in Thuy Linh village, Linh Nam ward, Hoang Mai district, Hanoi, on February 9.
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The festival commemorates Royal Highness Linh Lang, the fourth son of Emperor Ly Thanh Tong (1054-1072), who organised the festival at the beginning of each year as a health training activity for his soldiers 
The festival commemorates Royal Highness Linh Lang, the fourth son of Emperor Ly Thanh Tong (1054-1072), who organised the festival at the beginning of each year as a health training activity for his soldiers 
Seniors of the village get ready to beat a drum to commence the festival.
The festival comprises competitions amongst children of the village, aged under 11 years, under 14 years and local adults 
Bare-chested men in brightly coloured belts grapple for possession of the giant wooden ball 











Source: VNA - Bridge

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