Traditional and Funny Pongal Games Ideas Played in Villages
Pongal also known as Thai Pongal, is a famous Tamil harvest festival that is celebrated on the first day of the Tamil month Thai. It is a traditional festival of Tamil Nadu, celebrated to thank the Sun God for the agricultural abundance.The festival is celebrated by adorning house with Kolam designs, offering Pongal to the Sun God and playing traditional and funny games.
On this auspicious day, people celebrate the festival by preparing the sweet Pongal and worshipping God. Besides, Pongal festival has been originated from villages and hence it is a tradition to play many adventure games and have fun on the harvest festival. It is pleasure and entertaining to play the traditional games as a part of the four day pongal celebrations. These adventure games were introduced and played to commemorate the courage of the mankind and spread the happiness of the festive.
Some ideas of the famous traditional pongal games played in villages during the harvest festivals are listed here:
Jallikattu is a popular sport that is played in various regions in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations.
Uri Adithal, is a funny and popular sport in various regions of Tamil Nadu, where a person is blindfolded and asked to smash the pot held high.
Silambattam is one of the martial arts of Tamil Nadu that is played as part of Pongal celebrations.
Rope Pulling also termed as Tug of War is a funny and entertaining game where two teams with equal members will pull a rope.
Kabaddi, the most popular sport of India which is played mostly in villages. It is a team contact sport.
Vazhukku Maram is a funny sport played in rural parts of Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations.