Thailand's Hmong people celebrate their New Year by having wooden cart race

In northern Thailand, Hmong people celebrate their “New Year” in late December or January, close to the Western calendar dates. In Chiangmai district, a fourth festive day is added, by rotation between the villages, to allow dwellers from the twelve Hmong settlements to have fun together and to enjoy the “Formula Hmong” wooden cart race, a thrilling downhill driving competition. To know more check out this video.

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