"[...] it was generally agreed to be a most excellent way of establishing ties between young witches and wizards of different nationalities - until, that is, the death toll mounted so high that the tournament was discontinued." - Albus Dumbledore
The Five of Wands signifies a number of varying energies coming together in rivalry or competition. It points to the power struggle and disorder that may be necessary before a clear position emerges.
The Triwizard Tournament is a merciless competition between young talented wizards, with no holds barred. However, it's also a way to foster cultural exchange and camaraderie between wizarding schools, as well as encouraging the honing of knowledge and skills for students who aspire to participate.
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