Turkey held annual Ethnosports Culture Festival in Istanbul

Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: 2018/5/14 18:12:32

Highlights: Turkey held their annual Ethnosports Culture Festival in Yenikapi Square in Istanbul from May 9 to May 13, 2018. Organized by the World Ethnosports Federation, the festival aims to promote traditional sports and serves as preparation for the Olympics, allowing many successful and talented athletes to shine. The five-day festival in Istanbul has revived celebrations indigenous to the Turkic world, Central Asia and Anatolia. Photos: Elif Ozturk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images/VCG

  • Wrestlers compete during the Ethnosports Culture Festival, which took place at Yenikapi Square in Istanbul, Turkey, from May 9 to May 13, 2018. Photo: Elif Ozturk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images/VCG

  • Wrestlers compete during the Ethnosports Culture Festival, which took place in Yenikapi Square in Istanbul, Turkey, from May 9 to May 13, 2018. Photo: Elif Ozturk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images/VCG

  • Children compete in a sack race during the Ethnosports Culture Festival, which took place in Yenikapi Square in Istanbul, Turkey, from May 9 to May 13, 2018. Photo: Elif Ozturk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images/VCG

  • Kyrgyz Turks demonstrate a representative traditional wedding ceremony during the Ethnosports Culture Festival, which took place in Yenikapi Square in Istanbul, Turkey, from May 9 to May 13, 2018. Photo: Elif Ozturk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images/VCG






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