On a spontaneous idea from Antoine and Mariam the Test Games 2010 were started. They planned, organized and prepared the competition with the support of Tulku Ugen and the help of the residents.
During three days, all Khordong Byangter monastery members have taken part in the Test Games.
The players, who were divided in four teams of four players were carrying each their own coloured flag. They challenged each other in Sports and Entertainment activities such as swimming competition, athletics, bag race, rope pulling, General knowledge and Dharma Quizz.
The whole Test Games were built with an educative purpose to force the participants to elaborate strategies, develop strong team spirit and enhance the competitive drive of all participants, while maintaining a fair play attitude.
At the end of those three days of intense and joyful competition the yellow team led by Passang and composed of Jigme, Dawa Norbu and Rigdzin came out as the over whole winner by far.Please see the photos.
To close the Test Games 2010, the prices were handed over on the auspicious day of the commemoration of Chhimed Rigdzin Rinpoche's Birthday. The first price was a beautiful Globe and watches for all the team members. Everybody cheered the winning team and wished to renew the experience next year.
The organizing committee especially thanks Tulku Ugen Chencho Lama for being the Chief Guest of the games and Nathalie who was named referee without a chance to say no, as well as Om the English-Nepali official translator.