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Buffalo fighting festival in Vinh Phuc reopened
  • | | February 03, 2023 09:00 AM
The Hai Luu Buffalo Fighting Festival held in the northern province of Vinh Phuc’s Hai Luu Commune has been reopened after a long suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The festival in Song Lo District will be held on February 5-7 at the community’s stadium with the participation of 20 buffaloes compared to the previous 32 in proceeding years.


The Hai Luu buffalo fighting festival

The event is expected to attract between 40,000-50,000 visitors.

“The festival plan has been carefully prepared to ensure traffic and the safety of the participants,” said a local representative.

The organising board will arrange separate entrances for visitors and buffaloes. Firm fences will also be used in the fighting area.

The Hai Luu buffalo fighting festival, an annual event in Vinh Phuc, is among one of the country’s oldest folk festivals.

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