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6 events matching: "turkey".
Turkish Oil Wrestling (Kirkpinar) 2019
Where: Edirne, Turkey
When:  Monday, June 24, 2019 - Sunday, June 30, 2019
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)
Istanbul International Film Festival 2019
Where: Istanbul, Turkey
When:  Annually in April. (2019 TBA)
The Istanbul International Film Festival entertains, once a year in the first half of April, dozens films from countries all over the world. Face to face meetings are held between the guests, creators and actors. The meetings are held in professional seminars and in common parties. This culture event drags thousands of observers from the professional community as well as from the wide public.  
Petrol Ofisi Turkish Grand Prix
Where: Istanbul, Turkey
When:  Last time was held in 2011.
The Petrol Ofisi Turkish 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)
Istanbul Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsisi)
Where: Istanbul, Turkey
When:  All year round.
Istanbul's Grand Bazaar or as it is called in Turkish Kapali Carsisi , is known by its special design and colors. This is a roofed market. Above all its alleys the visitors can be impressed by the arched oriental design ceiling.The market's peddlers who praise their merchandise and invite loudly the tourists to enter the shops, are a unique tourists attraction. In this unique market the visitors can find everything: jewelry, fashion cloths, leather coats, silk cloths, porcelain and crystal, etc...The market contains more than four hundred...(read more)
Istiklal pedestrian-only street
Where: Istanbul, Turkey
When:  All year round.
The visitor in Istanbul cannot miss visiting Istiklal, the beautiful pedestrian-only street. Along the street he can visit plenty of stores, coffeehouses, restaurants and stand of fast food. It is recommended to taste the excellent Doner Kebab and as a desert have the known ice cream of istiklal.Istanbul - Online hotel reservations - Immediate Confirmation.
Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival 2019
Where: Aspendos, Turkey
When:  Annually on June and July.
In the old time of the Roman Empire the city Aspendos was ruled by the Empire. Nowadays it is located on the Turkish territory, 4 km north of Serik or 38 km from Antalya. The Roman amphitheater is known as one of the ancient and glorious amphitheaters. Thanks to the conservation, it is the most preserved one of the 2000 years old original buildings that still stand and function. Since 1994, once a year, during June - July (various dates), an international opera and ballet festival is held with shows of the best classic repertoire.
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