Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Kambala Calendar for 2010 - 2011

Friends,

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.














13 comments:

Nikhil Bharathesh said...

Hi,

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...

webdrops 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.

ಕುಮಾರ ರೈತ 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!