Adu Cepat Balap Mobil dari Kayu di Thailand

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Adu Cepat Balap Mobil dari Kayu di Thailand

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Rabu, 04 Jan 2023 11:05 WIB

Thailand - Penduduk desa di Chiang Mai memiliki kebiasaan unik menyelenggarakan balap mobil dari kayu. Balap mobil ini biasanya digelar sebagai perayaan Tahun Baru.

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - 2022/12/26: Hmong hill tribe men race wooden carts (known as Formula Hmong) during traditional Hmong New Year celebrations. In December or January, the Hmong celebrate their new year, called Noj Peb Caug (pronounced Nor Pe Chao). A larger public celebration takes place at an outdoor venue, There are many activities during this event, such as top-spinning games, arrow shooting contests, singing and dancing, and courtship games. Young men and women wear colorful interpretations of traditional clothing, in the hopes of attracting a life partner. Visitors are welcome to attend and can partake in photo booths with traditional clothes, play games, and watch local performances. Nowadays, traditional clothing is worn only on special occasions like wedding ceremonies and the New Year. (Photo by Pongmanat Tasiri/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Peserta berlomba dengan mobil kayu dalam laga Formula Hmong di Desa Mae Rim, Chiang Mai, Thailand, Senin (2/1/2023).

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - 2022/12/26: Hmong hill tribe men race wooden carts (known as Formula Hmong) during traditional Hmong New Year celebrations. In December or January, the Hmong celebrate their new year, called Noj Peb Caug (pronounced Nor Pe Chao). A larger public celebration takes place at an outdoor venue, There are many activities during this event, such as top-spinning games, arrow shooting contests, singing and dancing, and courtship games. Young men and women wear colorful interpretations of traditional clothing, in the hopes of attracting a life partner. Visitors are welcome to attend and can partake in photo booths with traditional clothes, play games, and watch local performances. Nowadays, traditional clothing is worn only on special occasions like wedding ceremonies and the New Year. (Photo by Pongmanat Tasiri/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Warga Desa Suku Hmong yang menggemari kegiatan itu pada awal Januari, memenuhi tepi lintasan sirkuit yang sudah disiapkan.

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - 2022/12/26: Hmong hill tribe men race wooden carts (known as Formula Hmong) during traditional Hmong New Year celebrations. In December or January, the Hmong celebrate their new year, called Noj Peb Caug (pronounced Nor Pe Chao). A larger public celebration takes place at an outdoor venue, There are many activities during this event, such as top-spinning games, arrow shooting contests, singing and dancing, and courtship games. Young men and women wear colorful interpretations of traditional clothing, in the hopes of attracting a life partner. Visitors are welcome to attend and can partake in photo booths with traditional clothes, play games, and watch local performances. Nowadays, traditional clothing is worn only on special occasions like wedding ceremonies and the New Year. (Photo by Pongmanat Tasiri/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Sedangkan para peserta mulai membenahi kendaraan kayu andalan masing-masing.

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - 2022/12/26: Hmong hill tribe men race wooden carts (known as Formula Hmong) during traditional Hmong New Year celebrations. In December or January, the Hmong celebrate their new year, called Noj Peb Caug (pronounced Nor Pe Chao). A larger public celebration takes place at an outdoor venue, There are many activities during this event, such as top-spinning games, arrow shooting contests, singing and dancing, and courtship games. Young men and women wear colorful interpretations of traditional clothing, in the hopes of attracting a life partner. Visitors are welcome to attend and can partake in photo booths with traditional clothes, play games, and watch local performances. Nowadays, traditional clothing is worn only on special occasions like wedding ceremonies and the New Year. (Photo by Pongmanat Tasiri/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Diketahui mobil buatan mereka mampu melaju hingga rata-rata 60 kilometer per jam saat menuruni bukit.

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - 2022/12/26: Hmong hill tribe men race wooden carts (known as Formula Hmong) during traditional Hmong New Year celebrations. In December or January, the Hmong celebrate their new year, called Noj Peb Caug (pronounced Nor Pe Chao). A larger public celebration takes place at an outdoor venue, There are many activities during this event, such as top-spinning games, arrow shooting contests, singing and dancing, and courtship games. Young men and women wear colorful interpretations of traditional clothing, in the hopes of attracting a life partner. Visitors are welcome to attend and can partake in photo booths with traditional clothes, play games, and watch local performances. Nowadays, traditional clothing is worn only on special occasions like wedding ceremonies and the New Year. (Photo by Pongmanat Tasiri/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Uniknya, saat lomba kebanyakan peserta hanya mengenakan pakaian sederhana seperti baju kain dan tutup kepala dari wol. Mereka terlihat sama sekali tak mempedulikan bahaya yang mengancam. Padahal, kecelakaan kerap terjadi dalam lomba ini meski luka yang diderita para peserta tergolong ringan.

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - 2022/12/26: Hmong hill tribe men race wooden carts (known as Formula Hmong) during traditional Hmong New Year celebrations. In December or January, the Hmong celebrate their new year, called Noj Peb Caug (pronounced Nor Pe Chao). A larger public celebration takes place at an outdoor venue, There are many activities during this event, such as top-spinning games, arrow shooting contests, singing and dancing, and courtship games. Young men and women wear colorful interpretations of traditional clothing, in the hopes of attracting a life partner. Visitors are welcome to attend and can partake in photo booths with traditional clothes, play games, and watch local performances. Nowadays, traditional clothing is worn only on special occasions like wedding ceremonies and the New Year. (Photo by Pongmanat Tasiri/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Justru mobil mereka yang rusak parah. Tak heran bila menjelang sore hari, sebanyak 40 dari 52 mobil yang berlaga tak dapat dipergunakan lagi.

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - 2022/12/26: Hmong hill tribe men race wooden carts (known as Formula Hmong) during traditional Hmong New Year celebrations. In December or January, the Hmong celebrate their new year, called Noj Peb Caug (pronounced Nor Pe Chao). A larger public celebration takes place at an outdoor venue, There are many activities during this event, such as top-spinning games, arrow shooting contests, singing and dancing, and courtship games. Young men and women wear colorful interpretations of traditional clothing, in the hopes of attracting a life partner. Visitors are welcome to attend and can partake in photo booths with traditional clothes, play games, and watch local performances. Nowadays, traditional clothing is worn only on special occasions like wedding ceremonies and the New Year. (Photo by Pongmanat Tasiri/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Pembalap yang mencetak waktu tercepat berhak menjadi juara dan memperoleh piala serta hadiah uang.

Adu Cepat Balap Mobil dari Kayu di Thailand
Adu Cepat Balap Mobil dari Kayu di Thailand
Adu Cepat Balap Mobil dari Kayu di Thailand
Adu Cepat Balap Mobil dari Kayu di Thailand
Adu Cepat Balap Mobil dari Kayu di Thailand
Adu Cepat Balap Mobil dari Kayu di Thailand
Adu Cepat Balap Mobil dari Kayu di Thailand

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