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Turkish Oil Wrestling (Kirkpinar) 2018
Where: Edirne, Turkey
When:  Monday, July 2, 2018 - Sunday, July 8, 2018
 
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)
 
 
 
 
Gumball 3000 on 2018
Where: Any, Worldwide
When:  Saturday, August 4, 2018 - Sunday, August 12, 2018
 
Once a year, a mad unique car race is held for 8 days.   Few lucky chosen participants compete side by side with models, capital owners and world's celebrities who experienced everything and now try to feel like criminals by ignoring traffic rules in the countries along the race course.   This race course length is 3,000 miles (4.800 Km) and it crosses countries and continents on public roads.   The first race which was held in 1998 drove its inspiration from the movie ''The race from coast to...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Beach Horse Races - Carreras de Caballos en la Playa 2018
Where: Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain
When:  Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - Friday, August 24, 2018
 
The city Sanlúcar de Barrameda is located in Cadiz region in south west Spain to the seashore of the Atlantic Ocean. The city holds, once a year, one of the oldest horse races in Europe starting in 1845. The race preserves an ancient tradition about fish merchants who, everyday, rode with their merchandises, to the market in an unofficial contest.   Who will be the first to reach the market and start selling its fishes. The contests are held in two rounds of three days each, in the low-tide of the afternoon hours. In...(read more)
 
 
 
 
International Balloon Festival (Montgolfières) in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu 2018
Where: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada
When:  Saturday, August 11, 2018 - Sunday, August 19, 2018
 
Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu that is located in Quebec region holds every year, for more than thirty years, a Balloon Festival (Montgolfières).   The old festival is very famous among balloon lovers. Local pilots as well as guest pilots from various countries, participate in the festival. During the festival’s days more than 500,000 attendees spend time in 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 well in...(read more)
 
 
 
 
City2Surf Sydney 2018
Where: Sydney, Australia
When:  Sunday, August 12, 2018 - Sunday, August 12, 2018
 
City2Surf is a road running that is held every year in Sydney on a 14-kilometre (8.7 mi) course. The race is attended by more than eighty thousands participants. The run is partly competitive and partly fun run and as such, competitive runners participate alongside amateurs who take part in the event in running or walking. The race's information, course, festival schedule, how to get, FAQs etc. is present in the race's link website. See details below, under "Event Related Information" section. Reserve now your hotel in...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Da Nang International Marathon 2018
Where: Da Nang, Vietnam
When:  Sunday, August 12, 2018 - Sunday, August 12, 2018
 
Da Nang is a coastal city located in center Vietnam. The city that is famous by its exotic shores, holds every year an international marathon. The marathon course of Da Nang is known as one of the most beautiful marathon courses in south East Asia. Competition held three courses: Full marathon – 26.2 miles / 42.195 Km Half marathon – 13.1 miles / 21.0975 Km Easy run – 5 km The Marathon's program, schedule, how to get etc. is present in the Marathon's link website. See details below, under...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Aruba International Regatta 2018
Where: Oranjestad, Aruba
When:  Friday, August 17, 2018 - Sunday, August 19, 2018
 
Aruba's annual Regatta competition promises to its participants and audience, days full of sailing activities, music and parties.   The Regatta program, registration and additional information, venue, time / schedule of events, how to get etc, is present in the Regatta’s link website below, under "Event Related Information" section.
 
 
 
 
Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival 2018
Where: Edmonton, Canada
When:  Friday, August 17, 2018 - Sunday, August 19, 2018
 
Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival is held, every year, in mid August. The festival is focused on rowing groups’ competitions. The boats which participate in the competitions are long wooden boats that their bows are shaped as dragon figures according to ancient Chinese tradition.   The events take place in North Saskatchewan River, in Louise McKinney Riverfront Park.   The rowing groups turn the three days of the festival to an enjoyable happening.   The program of the daily competition is displayed in the...(read more)
 
 
 
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