International Büyükçekmece Culture and Art Festival (Turkey, Istanbul)

International Büyükçekmece Culture and Art Festival (Turkey, Istanbul)

Event date:

  • June 29, 2012 - July 8, 2012

Event location:

Turkey, Buyukcekmece-Istanbul


International Büyükçekmece Culture and Art Festival will be held 29 June – 08 Jully 2012 in Turkey in Buyukcekmece-Istanbul.

Every year from different countries dancers and singers come to Buyukcekmece for this festival. The general idea about this festival is to learn cultures of different countries, their art, people and languages. Around 3.000 foreign tourists come for this festival. Also many local people hang on this festival. There are singers, dancers and other art attractions at scene and at festival area. Especially tourists can see Turkish culture and also other cultures too. Festival area is near to the sea therefore there is always cool weather.

This year participants are coming from the following countries:
Germany, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Macedonia, Netherlands, North Cyprus, Hungary, Serbia, Ukraine, Turkey.

Content of the Festival: International Altınköprü Folk Dance Competition, Sculpture Symposium, HandiCrafts Exhibition, Authentic and modern Exhibitions, International Photo Contest, Public Concerts.

Participation info

We would like to guest the local Handicraft masters that belong to your region and towns with their works at the exhibition departments of our festival. If you want to take a place part of the festival exhibition, you fill out the form and send it with the visuals until 15.05.2012. It’s important to send the required documents to be a part of our festival workshops book.


Application form (to load.doc)

[table id=20 /]

– Information about the materials that you want to use in festival.

– Have you ever participate any festival or organisation about handicraft?

ATTANTION PLEASE. It’s important to send the application form, 1 photograph and cv of the handicraft masters and some photos of his-her works for the catalog.

Please send the form ; +90 212 883 07 83 as a fax or send by e-mail to until the date of 15.05.2012 .

***We provide for 1 Handicraft Master accomadation, ticket, food, stand for sale .

***The arrival and departure date must be one day ago and one day after the festival.

*** Handicraft Master must make live performance during the festival period.

*** Municipality of Büyükçekmece reserves the right of changes in the festival program
I have read and agree to the above-mentioned conditions



For Further information:

Municipality of Büyükçekmece Culture and Social Work Affairs Office
Phone: +90 212 883 35 89 , +90 212 883 40 00
Fax: +90 212 883 07 83
Anatolia Handicraft Survival and Development Association
Curator – Ms. Uğur Bent Türker, /
Phone: 0212 552 76 32 – 552 97 32 Mobile: 0533 517 41 55

If you find a mistake in the text, select it and press Ctrl + Enter, please
RecommendGo to Shop
What's newAll news
Subscribe to NewsletterHide
1148 users has subscribed
Project blogView All
Latest comments
Rukotvory, 2009-2021.Articles, photographs and videos are the intellectual property of their authors.
We welcome spreading of the content with obligatory references to the sources.
Site powered by Wordpress
Designed by: Bohdan Hdal
Facebook livejournal RSS/Feed

Notify us of a mistake

Please complete all fields!
Email-address must be correct!

Primary text:

Your correction:

Your name:

Your e-mail: