Oil wrestling at a circumcision feast in an Albanian village in Macedonia, July 9 2006

  1. 1. The wrestling field.
  2. 4. The father & the grandfather of the circumcised boy give the wrestling organizer money for the prizes.
  3. 3. The infrastructure.
  4. 2. Building the infrastructure.
  5. 7. He gets refreshment.
  6. 6. He wins.
  7. 5. My favorite performs the introductory dance to his match.
  8. 10. Then he gets money from the spectators. He can live a month quite well with what he has collected in this bag.
  9. 9. Decorated with the prize.
  10. 8. The organizer puts money on his oiled body.
  11. 13. Also the kids get their money.
  12. 12. The organizer – the big man in black, with gold around his neck and on his hands/arms and a cigarette in his mouth – awards the juniors.
  13. 11. Award for the winner in another weight class.
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