Buffalo Fighting Festival attracts thousands of spectators

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Sixteen carefully selected buffalos fought in the Buffalo Fighting Festival 2009 on May 1, attracting thousands of spectators as it coincided this year with the South Liberation Day and May Day holidays.

This is the fourth consecutive festival held by Do Son District of the northern port city of Haiphong, drawing the interest of many tourists to Do Son Beach.

After 15 rounds of competition, buffalo number 17, owned by Mr Nguyen Van Son from Bang La Ward of Do Son District, won the championship, while second prize went to buffalo number 10. Buffalos 3 and 8 shared third