The Kila Raipur Sports Festival, also popularly known as the as Rural Olympics is just around the corner and the participants are super excited. The festival will be held in Punjab, India.
This is not an ordinary festival. Not only humans, even fauna, and animals participate in this festival with full force. Animals like camels, dogs, mules, and bullocks will be the category of animals which will participate in this festival. Because of the amazing trail of activities at this festival, it has become a cynosure of all sports lovers of the region.
The competition encompasses a slew of sports activities including rope pulling, cart-race, amongst other Punjabi rural sports and other regional sports.The Rural Olympics spews a rural mela spirit. It comprises with sport events like kabaddi competition, races on the track, cart races, tent pegging and hockey matches.
The Kila Raipur Games is a congregation of sport enthusiasts, sports players and a host of VIP’s who take immense interest in the Kila Raipur festival. The Kila Raipur festival brings together over 4,000 sportsmen and women, from different sports and backgrounds. The festival is also a highlight on digital, print and social media like newspapers, television etc.
To set the tune for a lively event, a melody of Punjabi folk songs play aloud across the festival. Kabaddi games also form an important part of the festival. Not only that, even Hockey forms a crucial part of the festival.
Not only sports, the Kila Raipur festival also has provisions for food services. Lunch is served in the langar style and VIPs love it. This is the festival which repeats itself every February. The enthusiasm which surrounds this festival is ready to repeat in history. The 2018 Rural Olympics will be held on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th February.