Traditional Iskele Festival kicks off on 3rd of July


The 47th annual festival will start on the 3rd of July this year and continue on until the 12th of July. Folk dancing and regional evenings will be held as well as games for children. Music artists such as Hakan Altun, Hüsnü Şenlendirici, Sinan Yılmaz and Mabel Matiz will be giving concerts throughout the programme and many sport activities will also take place such as an automobile and bicycle race.

The aim of the festival is to bring different countries together in the spirit of friendship, peace and cultural exchange.

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