Bullock-cart race reflects Myanmar’s traditional culture

DSC_0461Mandalay, 30 March—The men’s open football tournament, Sepak Takraw tournament and bullock-card race in the Taungthaman Sports Festival kicked off at the sports ground in Bonoh Village in Amarapura Township, Mandalay Region, on 29 March.
Mandalay Region Hluttaw MP U Moe Naing Kyaw, President of Myanmar Chinlone and Sepak Takraw Federations U Soe Naing and officials formally launched the festival.
Deputy Director of Sports and Physical Education Department U Wai Zin gave a speech outlining the background of the three-day event.
Departmental officials and spectators watched the bullock-cart race and Sepak Takraw events.
A total of 11 teams participated in Sepak Takraw, 20 teams in football, while the bullock-cart races involved 50 pairs of bulls.Tin Maung (Mandalay)

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