In Key West this weekend, 关于 140 men did their part to keep Hemingway there.
After being canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic
, they returned in their white or graying beards and stocky builds for the Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest
The contest has been going on since
1981, bringing aspiring
” dressed in khaki safari garb or wool fisherman’s sweaters
The contest is part of Hemingway Days, an annual celebration of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who lived on the island during the 1930s, 发布说.
The three-night competition began Thursday at Sloppy Joe’s Bar
, where Hemingway often spent time
The finals are Saturday. Former winners judge the contest.
Other activities at Hemingway Days include a street fair
, a three-day marlin tournament and a museum exhibit of rare Hemingway memorabilia
, according to a Florida Keys 新闻发布