Sinjska Alka (3)

Images from the third and final night of the 298th Sinjska Alka, in Sinj, Croatia (4 August 2013). The Alka is a knightly tournament dating back to 1715, in which riders compete to spear a small metal ring from a galloping horse. The Alka is inscribed on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
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Below: young women in local folk costume. Photo © Rudolf Abraham
298th Sinjska Alka, Sinj, Croatia. Photography by Rudolf Abraham. © copyright. All rights reserved. HRsinj_0708
298th Sinjska Alka, Sinj, Croatia. Photography by Rudolf Abraham. © copyright. All rights reserved. HRsinj_0800 298th Sinjska Alka, Sinj, Croatia. Photography by Rudolf Abraham. © copyright. All rights reserved. HRsinj_1038
Above right and below: Ante Zorica, winner of the 298th Sinjska Alka. Čestitam, Ante. Photos © Rudolf Abraham
298th Sinjska Alka, Sinj, Croatia. Photography by Rudolf Abraham. © copyright. All rights reserved. HRsinj_1025
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Photos copyright © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved. Images may not be copied, stored, distributed or published in any form without prior written permission from Rudolf Abraham.

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Comments

  1. Very nice photos, Rudolf. Especially the woman with the nice smile and the horses: wonderful!

  2. Beautiful set of images! The top one and the charging horse work really well! 🙂

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