Cockfighting and Dancing at Ko Gyi Kyaw Festival

Repost – Gameness til the End PS The nats (နတ်‌; MLCTS: nat; IPA: [naʔ]) are spirits worshipped in Burma (or Myanmar) in conjunction with Buddhism. They are divided between the 37 Great Nats and all the rest (i.e., spirits of trees, water, etc.). Almost all of the 37 Great Nats were human beings who met…

Shrove Tuesday 1895 in Scotland: Cockfighting: Sports of Scholars

Repost – Gameness til the End Cock fighting and the first ever women’s football match: old Pancake Day traditions in East Lothian By Ruth Fyfe, archivist, John Gray Centre, Haddington Fishwives at FIsherrow Harbour circa 1900 WHILE many of us indulged in pancakes on Shrove Tuesday, now probably more familiar as ‘Pancake Day’, in times…

Cockfighting Sports at UNESCO recognized Lim Festival in Vietnam

Repost – Gameness til the End The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris. Its declared purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to increase universal respect for justice,…

Upbeat Mood, High Spirits: Indian Youth, Fiery Roosters

Repost – Gameness til the End Cockfight begins with zest in Thanjavur NATION, IN OTHER NEWS DECCAN CHRONICLE. | G SRINIVASAN Published Feb 12, 2017, 6:28 am IST Updated Feb 12, 2017, 6:31 am IST Youth have descended from various parts of the state and also from states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Puduchery from…

Durham Documentary Photography Exhibit: “Filipino Cockfighters”

Repost – Gameness til the End Entertainment briefs: Civil Rights Mural chronicled Feb 9, 2017 Updated Feb 9, 2017 ‘Sabungeros’ exhibit to open DURHAM — Douglas Vuncannon is a documentary photographer, composer, and writer who teaches documentary photography at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. From 2014 to 2016, Vuncannon photographed cockfighting in…

Sportsmanship: Indonesia: Regional cockfighting championships

Repost – Gameness til the End Prambanan kung fu roosters ART & CULTURE TARKO SUDIARNO THE JAKARTA POST Wed, February 8, 2017 10:09 am JP/Tarko Sudiarno Roosters line up at the market. JP/Tarko Sudiarno For sale: A man takes his chickens to the market. JP/Tarko Sudiarno The duel: People gather around a cockfighting arena. JP/Tarko…

Samut Prakan. Cockfights. Year of the Rooster.

Repost – Gameness til the End Cockfighters reap Year of Rooster bonus in Thailand WORLD NEWS | Sun Jan 29, 2017 | 11:12am EST | Reuters By Natasha Howitt | BANGKOK Men match roosters before the fight during an event organised to celebrate the Lunar New Year and the year of the Rooster on the…

Yunnan Wild Animal Park. Cockfight Performance. Year of the Rooster.

Repost – Gameness til the End Cockfight performance held to celebrate upcoming Year of Rooster Global Times Source: Xinhua Published: 2017/1/25 9:47:25 Roosters fight during a cockfight performance held to celebrate the coming Year of Rooster at the Yunnan wild animal zoo on the outskirts of Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province, Jan. 24,…

Araneta Coliseum. World Slasher Cup. Year of the Rooster.

Repost I edited the article below. Ray Alexander is from Alabama and NOT from Texas. Added the word “know” in two sentences. – Gameness til the End Year of the Rooster comes to PH with World Slasher Cup January 19, 2017 at 08:01 pm by Manila Standard Sports Do you know that the Filipinos’ national sports…

Resorts World. World Pitmasters Cup. Year of the Rooster.

Repost – Gameness til the End Resorts World kicks off Year of Rooster with 9-cock derby January 20, 2017 at 08:01 pm by Manila Standard Sports RESORTS World Manila started off the Year of the Rooster with a monumental event in the country’s cockfighting history as the 2017 World Pitmasters Cup 9-Cock International Derby kicked off…

Tamil Nadu held cockfights as protest against state oppression

Repost – Gameness til the End To defy jallikattu ban, cock fight conducted in Tamil Nadu People in TamilNadu have rallied together against state and central governments and are raising their voice against oppression of their tradition Pramod Madhav | Posted by Nivedita Dash Chennai, January 16, 2017 | UPDATED 16:16 IST Defying ban on jallikattu, locals in Tamil Nadu…