Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Kambala Calendar for 2010 - 2011


Most awaited Kambala is back again this year....

Sorry for posting it late, shoots kept me very buzy. Kambala started from 11-Dec-10, and its done in few places, but better late than never. You still have many more to go... So do plan out & get some awesome frames.... Here you check out the dates.

Kambala race is more than 1000 years old. It’s basically a popular rural sport in the districts of Mangalore and Udupi in Karnataka. It’s is a traditional buffalo race in slush water, held from December till March. The contest generally takes place between two pairs of buffaloes, controlled by a whip -lashing farmer. The 'track' used for Kambala is a paddy field filled with slush.

9-Jan-11 - Miyar
15-Jan-11 - Adwe
22-Jan-11 - Bedra
29-Jan-11 - Venuru
6-Feb-11 - Barkuru
12-Feb-11 - Pilikula
19-Feb-11 - Katpadi
26-Feb-11 - Idhu
5-Mar-11 - Puttur
12-Mar-11- Ubar
20-Mar-11 - Talpadi

Pls get in touch with Mr. Rajiv Shetty, Member of Kambala Committee- Puttur for any route assistance, Contact : +91 94481 60007.

Sharing few pics of Kambala, i shot them during Kotti Chennaya Kambala, Puttur.

For more images click here.


Nikhil Bharathesh said...


Thanx for this info. However, the number you have given for "Mr. Rajiv Shetty" has only 9 digits. Could you please post right number?

Sowmya said...

Hi Nikhil, have corrected his no.

Wishvam said...

hi i saw .. your complete photostream from flickr and facebook page..
i'm amazed..
i'm a budding one.. hope will soon overthrow you.. :) just kiddin..

just missin a camera ha ha ha

Suhel said...

Do u have Katpadi kambla(buffalo race) photos of Feb 19 ....can u upload that...

Munnargreen Holidays said...

hi Sowmya saw .. your complete photostream from flickr and facebook pages very very nice...your are greate ya..wt camera are you used?
pls i like your all photos. wt i say u i dont know great job keep it always..

$owmya said...

Thanks Wishwam :)
@ Suhel - no i dont have

@Webdrops - Thank you. I use Canon 400d and 7D

Haddock said...

I wonder if any one get injured in these races. said...

congrats...very nice photography

Green Hippie said...

Wonderful pictures! Waiting for more updates

Vishwas M Shetty said...

December 10: Baradi – Karkala
December 17: Hokkadigoli
December 25: Mulki Seeme Arasu Kambala
December 31: Venur- Permude
January 7 2012: Miyar – Karkala
January 15: ????
January 21: Moodbidri
January 28: Katpady
February 4: Aikala Bhava, near Kinnigoli
February 11: ????
February 18: Fajir / Kellaputtige
February 25: Edu, near Hosmar in Karkala taluk
March 4: Puttur
March 10: Jappinamogaru in Mangalore
March 18: Uppinangady
March 24: Bangady
March 31: Talapady

Vishwas M Shetty said...

dates for 2011-12 kambala.. changes on jan 15 and feb 11 kambala.. will keep u informed

digant sutar said...

amazing clicks :)

Vinayak Hegde said...

loved the B&W one!