The Pacujawi

January 3, 2017
contest: People Photography VIPA 2016
€ 6000
The Pacujawi /media/flashcomm?action=mediaview&context=normal&id=30978
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Alamsyah Rauf Male

Pacujawi means “buffalo race”. Taken in West Sumatra, Indonesia, farmers hold the race in the rice fields, usually before the farming season. They believe it is lucky if their buffalo wins the race. The event is a celebration for the rice farmers in the farming community. The jockeys ride a pair of buffalo while holding their tails and will bite the buffalo’s tail if they want it to run faster.

Categories: Photography VIPA 2016

11 comments from 11 voubsters
Adrian Ioan Ciulea   Great moment frozen in time. Great job! 10 for you!
January 29, 2017 10:48:54 PM UTC
Alexander Alexandrov   Great capture, ...timing, emotion!
January 24, 2017 10:28:37 PM UTC
Georgi Kolev   10
January 23, 2017 07:03:25 PM UTC
Plamen Pulev   10
January 22, 2017 05:55:32 PM UTC
Lilia Yotova   Very clear focus a picture in motion and full with emotions! Admiration!
January 21, 2017 10:47:01 PM UTC
James Duckworth   A nice action shot with lots of detail. I'm drawn to the man's face and then explore the other detail only to return to the anguish the man is feeling.
January 21, 2017 03:11:40 PM UTC
Pavlina Vasileva   10
January 16, 2017 08:06:11 PM UTC
Nikolay Kolev   +10 from Varna!
January 16, 2017 04:11:58 PM UTC
Afif Rahim   nice
January 5, 2017 03:41:42 PM UTC
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