Pigeons compete in beauty contest in southern Turkey

KAHRAMANMARAS: Hundreds of gorgeous pigeons participated in a beauty contest in the southern province of Kahramanmaras on Sunday.

The event which was held by the Pigeons and Singing Birds Association drew great attention from different parts of Turkey.

Before the contest around 100 pigeons, symbol of peace, were put on display at a platform and let to the sky. During the event birds in value from TL 1,000 to TL 40,000 were evaluated by the jury in six categories.