Watch clips on Youtube: Blindfolded game catching ducks on land
Catching a duck is a folk game in the festive life of Hanoi people. If you go to festivals in Hanoi in the days after the Lunar New Year, you will probably have the opportunity to participate in this game.
This game is very interesting for both adults and children, if you have the opportunity to participate in traditional festivals of Hanoi, you will meet this game, and please experience it with everyone.
With this game, Viewers and players stand in a circle in the yard or a large ground. Depending on the width of the playing field, people allow the number of players. For children usually four years they play once.
How to play:
When participating in this game, blindfolded players do not see anything. Then people drop into the beach two or three ducks very healthy, run fast, fly well. In front of a noisy crowd, the ducks dreaded and flew in panic. Players who listened to the chirping duck sound chasing after them. The player must listen to the duck’s cry to judge the direction of the duck’s movement. Sometimes the ducks don’t catch and the people who catch the ducks catch each other, making the whole playground burst into laughter.
Sometimes ducks are too tired to fly or cry, but only flow from one person to another, so catching ducks is more difficult. Sometimes the player unexpectedly touches the duck, hurriedly grabs it but sometimes misses.
Outside the cheers and cheers resounded, the drumming rushed up the sex drive making the atmosphere extremely lively and excited.
Playing time is long or short depending on whether the players catch the duck fast or slow. Sometimes, when the game has been prolonged without catching all the ducks in the yard, one must finish to start with different waves from other people and ducks.
The reward for this game depends on where, maybe in kind, but often people take the duck that the player caught as a reward.
In addition to catching ducks on land, people also organize games to catch ducks underwater. However, when participating in this game, the player must be a good swimmer and have strength.