International Istanbul Children Culture Festival

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Country and Region TurkeyIstanbul Province
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Kadikoy, Istanbul, Istanbul Province, Turkey
Festival Contact Information

International Istanbul Children Culture Festival
Harmanfolk Culture and Festival Organization
Rasim Pasa Mah. Macit Erbulak Sok. No: 34/1
34716  Kadıkoy, Istanbul, TURKIYE
Phone: +90 216 346 13 54
Fax: +90 216 346 13 08

Festival Description

The aim is to introduce Turkish culture and the guest countrys’ culture, customs and traditions of music and the dance to the world culture. The Festival acknowledges the people and the dances and music of the different foreign countries with this aim. This main  the goal is to meet and bring people together for peace, friendship and love. For the period from 1987-2005 guests and participants of the international festivals have been introduced to more than 2000 new friends and also has been visited by more than 500,000 people. Approximately 12 festivals happened in various cities and towns in TURKEY and have taken part in 40 international festivals in Europe, Asia and America. The organizers invite three folklore, chorus, brassband or modern dance groups from other countries. All children will stay with a host family group; leaders and musicians will lodge in hotels.

Festival Dates April 19 - 24, 2011
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Practical Info:

Applicant’s information:
  • Host families will host all children for a maximum of 35 children.
  • The group leaders and musicians will have accommodations at a hotel, and 3 meals (maxium 5 adults)
  • Visiting groups will have the opportunity to visit historical and tourism sites of Istanbul — some which are Ottoman, Byzantium cultures and shopping centers which provide the opportunity for authentic and modern entertainment of the East and West with our experienced tour guides.
  • There will be free activities and parties.
  • If you interested in having your group take part in the festival please contact the organizers about an application form


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