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Turkish Oil Wrestling (Kirkpinar) 2017
Where: Edirne, Turkey
When:  Monday, July 10, 2017 - Sunday, July 16, 2017
 
The wrestling contest Yagli gures means oily wrestling. This is an historical tradition from the Persian period, 1065 B.C. According to it, a known Persian wrestler named ''Rostam'' succeeded in saving his people from the evil forces.   The local name for the oily wrestling is kirkpinar and it known as one of the popular sport branches in Turkey. In the contests, the wrestlers are anointed with oil from foot to head they wear pair of leather shorts called ''Kispet'' made of buffalo.   The...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Loch Lomond Highland Games 2017
Where: Balloch, United Kingdom
When:  Saturday, July 15, 2017 - Saturday, July 15, 2017
 
Once a year, since 1967 the Scottish town Balloch becomes a center of traditional sport contests that include in addition to sport, parades and impressive ceremonies. The Scottish Highland Games started in 1892 and since they take place all over Scotland and among Scottish concentrations in USA, New-Zealand, Australia, etc... The traditional games include contests that are not known on worldwide sport. Contests in throwing boles, heavy hammers, iron balls, rocks, etc... The music played by the bagpipes is heard all day over the place....(read more)
 
 
 
 
Inverness Highland Games 2017
Where: Inverness, United Kingdom
When:  Saturday, July 15, 2017 - Saturday, July 15, 2017
 
Once a year, Inverness becomes a center of traditional sport contests that include in addition to sport, parades and impressive ceremonies. The Scottish Highland Games started in 1892 and since they take place all over Scotland and among Scottish concentrations in USA, New-Zealand, Australia, etc... The traditional games include contests that are not known on worldwide sport. Contests in throwing boles, heavy hammers, iron balls, rocks, etc... The music played by the bagpipes is heard all day over the place. Thousands visitors...(read more)
 
 
 
 
British Grand Prix 2017
Where: Silverstone, United Kingdom
When:  Sunday, July 16, 2017 - Sunday, July 16, 2017
 
The British Grand Prix is one of number yearly races which are held all over the world. In 2008, 17 competitions took place, in 2009, 18 competitions and in 2010, 19 competitions are planned. The races, usually, are held in the same countries and around the same dates. However there are changes, thus it is possible that a certain country will not held a race while new countries are added to the list. These are the countries, in alphabetical order, where the races are held: Abu-Dhabi, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Britain,...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Pattaya Marathon 2017
Where: Pattaya, Thailand
When:  Sunday, July 16, 2017 - Sunday, July 16, 2017
 
Pattaya, which is located 165 km south east Bangkok, holds a Marathon, every year in mid July. In addition to the 42 km Marathon, more races take place: Half Marathon on 21 km course, Quarter Marathon on 10.5 km course and 3.5 Km course. Thousands of participants, local and guests from other countries compete in the races. Due to the numerous visitors during the Marathon and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance. The marathon's information,...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Arrival of the Tour de France 2017
Where: Paris, France
When:  Sunday, July 23, 2017 - Sunday, July 23, 2017
 
The end point of the famous Tour de France bicycle competition is located in Champs-Élysées, Paris. On the last day of the three weeks competition, thousands of people stand along the famous Parisian boulevard applaud to the coming riders.     Reserve now your hotel in Paris. Attractive and lowest prices, suited for all budgets. Confirmation of your reservation will be mailed to you promptly as part of the easy and simple reservation process.
 
 
 
 
Dufftown Highland Games 2017
Where: Dufftown, United Kingdom
When:  Saturday, July 29, 2017 - Saturday, July 29, 2017
 
Once a year, Dufftown becomes a center of traditional sport contests that include in addition to sport, parades and impressive ceremonies. The Scottish Highland Games started in 1892 and since they take place all over Scotland and among Scottish concentrations in USA, New-Zealand, Australia, etc... The traditional games include contests that are not known on worldwide sport. Contests in throwing boles, heavy hammers, iron balls, rocks, etc... The music played by the bagpipes is heard all day over the place. Thousands visitors enjoy being...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships 2017
Where: Berkeley, United States
When:  Saturday, July 29, 2017 - Sunday, July 30, 2017
 
Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships are held for more than thirty years in Berkeley, CA. The unique festival turned, with the years, to be a huge happening for the whole family.   During the festival’s days, thousands of people, local and tourists, fill the city. Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.   Watching the sky that is colored with tens of colorful kites in various sizes and...(read more)
 
 
 
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