06 Nisan 2012

KIRKPINAR OIL WRESTLING

KIRKPINAR OIL WRESTLINGKIRKPINAR OIL WRESTLING

The Kırkpınar Oil Wrestling Matches are held each year during the last week of June or the first week of July in the green grassy area of Sarayiçi watered by the Tunca River. The cultural festivities which preserve the old traditions last a week. They include various folk dances, fairs, displays, beauty contest, and regional cooking contests. The last three days of the festival are dedicated to the oil wrestling competitons.