Kae Htoe Boe (Myanmar)

Name of sport (game)

Kae Htoe Boe

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Myanmar

History

Kae Htoe Boe is the traditional sport of the Karenni or Red Karen ethnicity of Kayah State Myanmar, on the Thai border. This sport is identical to Korean ssireum and yet there is no evidence of any cultural contacts with Korean people until recently. Why this would be the situation is a mystery.

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