Millennium National School
© Copyright Millennium National school 2010
KAMBALA
By: Pruthav, Ojhas, Manav and Gautam
Kambala
© Copyright Millennium National School 2010
 Kambala or Buffalo Race is a well-known sport in Karnataka.
 Though...
Kambala
© Copyright Millennium National School 2010
How to play?
 A track for running is used this track usually is set w...
Kambala
© Copyright Millennium National School 2010
What were the rewards in ancient times?
In the ancient ages the winnin...
Kambala
© Copyright Millennium National School 2010
You may think this is hard but it is only hard to steer the buffaloes....
Kambala
© Copyright Millennium National School 2010
Kambala
© Copyright Millennium National School 2010
So now that have you understood how to play kambala why not tell a
hor...
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A presentation made by the 5th graders of Millennium National School for their friends in Norway. This is part of the information exchange program between the two countries.

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Kambala

  1. 1. Millennium National School © Copyright Millennium National school 2010 KAMBALA By: Pruthav, Ojhas, Manav and Gautam
  2. 2. Kambala © Copyright Millennium National School 2010  Kambala or Buffalo Race is a well-known sport in Karnataka.  Though it is difficult to trace the history of this sport yet it is popularly believed that the sport has its origin in the farming community of Karnataka.  Following the age-old traditions today Kambala is played as recreational sport by the farmers. The buffalo race is played before the harvesting season commences.  Kambala is also seen as the beginning of the sowing season for the next round of crops.
  3. 3. Kambala © Copyright Millennium National School 2010 How to play?  A track for running is used this track usually is set within the paddy field.  Two buffaloes are tied to a cart and the contest takes place between two pair of buffaloes.  These animals are controlled by the farmer who carries a whip with him.
  4. 4. Kambala © Copyright Millennium National School 2010 What were the rewards in ancient times? In the ancient ages the winning pair of buffaloes was rewarded with fruits such as coconut and other simple gifts. Later, however gifts were replaced by money.
  5. 5. Kambala © Copyright Millennium National School 2010 You may think this is hard but it is only hard to steer the buffaloes. Here is a picture by a person playing Kambala.
  6. 6. Kambala © Copyright Millennium National School 2010
  7. 7. Kambala © Copyright Millennium National School 2010 So now that have you understood how to play kambala why not tell a horse-rider to try Kambala . Best of luck !!
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