Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India (41 pics)

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The most famous traditional game involving bulls is Spanish bullfighting, but the people of Kerala, India, have come up with a way celebration that doesn’t involve torturing and killing poor animals. It’s called Maramadi, and it’s held every year, in the post-harvest season. Maramadi is essentially a bull racing event, only instead of a track, it takes place in flooded rice fields, which makes it infinitely more entertaining for the crowds watching from the sidelines.

Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India


Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India
Maramadi – The Famous Bull Race of Kerala India