Since 1346 men have come from far away to olive oil wrestle at Kirkpinar, the oldest running competition in the world. It is held in Edirne, eastern Turkey. The winner becomes Turkey's national wrestling champion.
Jose Fernandes is fine art international photographer based in New Orleans working in the areas of Social Documentary. Jose and his wife , Cecelia Fernandes, own Eight One Eight Contemporary Photography Gallery located at 818 Royal Street Upstairs in New Orleans which showcases Jose's photographic work as well as C+J works, the collaborative work with his wife. To access Eight One Eight website go to https://www.gallery818photography.com