When kids celebrate Croatia's victory over the Ottomans

Updated On Aug 24, 2015 07:08 PM IST 7 Photos
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A child runs during the Children's Alka competition on August 23, 2015. The event commemorates Croatia's victory over the Ottomans. (Reuters)

A child runs during the Children's Alka competition on August 23, 2015. The event commemorates Croatia's victory over the Ottomans. (Reuters)

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Another child participates in Children's Alka competition, commemorating the victory over the Ottoman Turkish administration. (Reuters)

Another child participates in Children's Alka competition, commemorating the victory over the Ottoman Turkish administration. (Reuters)

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Alkar Vito's mother dresses him in traditional clothes. The tournament is named after the ring, Alka, which children have to hit with their spears. (Reuters)

Alkar Vito's mother dresses him in traditional clothes. The tournament is named after the ring, Alka, which children have to hit with their spears. (Reuters)

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Alkar Vito poses for a picture on a horse before the Children's Alka competition in Croatia. (Reuters)

Alkar Vito poses for a picture on a horse before the Children's Alka competition in Croatia. (Reuters)

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Alkar Vito (2nd left) prepares before the Children's Alka competition in Croatia. (Reuters)

Alkar Vito (2nd left) prepares before the Children's Alka competition in Croatia. (Reuters)

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Children walk past houses before the start of the Children's Alka competition in Croatia. (Reuters)

Children walk past houses before the start of the Children's Alka competition in Croatia. (Reuters)

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The winner of the Children's Alka competition, Alkar Vito (centre), celebrates in Croatia. (Reuters)

The winner of the Children's Alka competition, Alkar Vito (centre), celebrates in Croatia. (Reuters)

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