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Buffalo-racing ceremony

09-28-2011 09:39 BJT

Men ride buffaloes during an annual buffalo-racing ceremony at Virhear Sour village in
Kandal province, 30 km (18 miles) southeast of Phnom Penh Sept 27, 2011. The ceremony,
which started more than 70 years ago, is held to honour the Neakta Preah Srok pagoda
 spirit. It also marks the end of the Festival of Pchum Ben, which lasts from Sept 13
to Sept 27. After the ceremony, the buffaloes are sold to the highest bidder.
[Photo/Agencies]

Men ride buffaloes during an annual buffalo-racing ceremony at Virhear Sour village in
 Kandal province, 30 km (18 miles) southeast of Phnom Penh Sept 27, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

Men ride buffaloes during an annual buffalo-racing ceremony at
Virhear Sour village in Kandal province, 30 km (18 miles) southeast
of Phnom Penh Sept 27, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

Editor:Yang Jie |Source: China Daily

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