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Bull's eye

Update: September, 25/2012 - 09:40

 

The final round of the 2012 Do Son Buffalo Fighting Festival took place in the Do Son district of the northern port city of Hai Phong yesterday. This year's festival saw competition among 16 buffaloes from seven wards in Do Son district. After 15 matches, fighting buffalo No 25 was the champion, bringing to its owner, Le Van Duy from Van Son ward, a cash prize of VND 40 million (US$1,920). The traditional festival, which is held annually on the ninth day of the eighth lunar month, not only expresses the martial spirit of the local people but also helps promote the locality's image and tourism potential. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Tung

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