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Mud ball wrestling game.
Mud ball wrestling festival to be held on the forth lunar month every four year at Van village-BacGiang city-Northern Vietnam. This is a traditional game that two team with total 16 local young men try their best to bring the wooden ball- 20kg in weight-back to the hole in the muddy field (about 200 square meter). The local people believe that this festival will bring a favourable weather and a bumper crop to them.
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