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  • Extraordinary photos of greased wrestling

    Istanbul’s French Culture Center is hosting a collection of extraordinary photographs taken by photo-journalist Mustafa Özer at the Kırkpınar Greased Wrestling Festival.

    In the show, called ‘Greased Wrestling: A 648-year-old Tradition’,  the Agence France Presse photographer takes a different angle on this important traditional sport. Some of the black-and-white photos in the exhibition can be seen on the exterior walls of the Culture Center building on İstiklal Caddesi near Taksim Square. Through end of August.