Traditional Gökbel Oily Wrestling
20-21 July
Yer: Gökbel Plateau ALANYA

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Traditional Gökbel Oily Wrestling

The Oil wrestlers, hosted with unique Cazgır manner under the rhythm of drummers full of joy and fun combined with sounds of flutes is what the Anatolia left us as a cultural heritage. This ancient tradition passed on to the future generations shall live forever and is essential part of what is to be Turkish and of Turkishness.

Tall, broad-shouldered fierce wrestlers with bodies doused with oil and shining under the sun shall pick a fight with, like they have done hundreds of years demonstrating a memorable scene of a movie.

600 years along thanks to this ancestors’ heirloom we are experiencing the same excitement with the same passion of the Traditional Turkish Oil Wrestling sport every year.

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