(HBO) - On holidays, Tet or other festivals, Mong ethnic people in Hang Kia commune, Pa Co (Mai Chau) often play a unique game – the tickling game. With this game, from teenagers to children can play all day on the commune’s yards. The game helps people get closer together, they compete with the ingenuity from the boys' callous hands.
The tick of Mong ethnic people is
made of hardwood, and it is rounded. The lower end gradually shrinks into sharp
points, the upper end of the raspberry is like a sliced lemon or it is
hemisphere. When playing tickling, the selected ground must be flat. Players
often use soft strings such as cloth, cotton rope, hemp rope, jute rope, which
is quite firm, tied to a hard tree segment, wich is 1.5 cm in diameter and 35
to 40 cm long. Usually, tickling is a collective game, players are divided into
two groups, each group include from 1 to 2 people or more but not more than 04
Before entering the game, the two
sides simultaneously throw their tickles to the ground to choose the winner and
the loser. The tickle of the loser side stops before the tickle of the
opponent. When choosing the loser, the lost side must knock their tickle down
so that the winner starts to tickle. Then in turn the lost side lets the tickle
rotate first so that each of the winner side can use their tickle to knock on
the rotating tickle of the opponent on the ground, and if someone's tick stops
first, that person's tick loses, and in turn, all of the people in the group,
if they win against the opponent. And vice versa the first group tickle first,
but if the 2nd group still loses, they still have tickle first for the opponent
to continue hitting. This folk game, tickling, requires players to have good
health, eyesight and fast and accurate calculation to hit the rotating tickle
continuously moving position on the ground of the opponent.
Although the folk tickling game
contains the elements intersecting many different ethnic groups, the tickling
game of young Mong ethnic people is sportier and reflects the living of the
community. A folk tickling game has been lost one time, now it has been
restored by Mong ethnic people and it has been brought to the local Homestay
tourism spots, allowing visitors to enjoy an exciting experience of this unique
sport at the high land.
(HBO) - At the Olympic Running Day for the health of the entire population and the Traditional Marathon Tournament of Tan Lac District in 2020, the sports team of Ngo Luong commune continued to stand at the top. The spirit of sports practicing and training following the example of the great Uncle Ho, the passion aroused in all classes of the people have helped the upland sports shine more brightly.
(HBO) - On November 6th, the People's Committee of Tan Lac district held the launching ceremony of the Olympic Running Day for the entire people's health and the traditional Marathon Tournament in 2020. The leaders of Hoa Binh Newspaper, the District People's Committee and the representatives from the departments, the branches and the unions of the district attended it.
(HBO) - Carrying out the campaign "The entire people train their bodies following the great example of Uncle Ho”, in recent years, the movement of sports and physical training in the district has been developing, bringing the practical results.
(HBO) - On November 4th, at the district's Cultural House, the Elderly Association of Kim Boi district coordinated with the District’s Center for Culture, Sports and Information to hold the award ceremony for the 5th Steam Volleyball tournament for the Elderly in 2020.
(HBO) - The Youth Communist Union of Hoa Binh city coordinated with the Organizing Committee Football for 7th Stadium of Hoa Binh City to organize a voluntarily football match to raise money and support the flooded victims in the Central of Vietnam.
(HBO) - All the sports requiring large space to practice such as volleyball, soccer, cycling, nourishing...have to pause because it is erratic rainy or sunny. The rainy season is also a worry and concern of the sports trainers.