Yearly Calendar of Events in Turkey

Jährliche Veranstaltungen in der Türkei

Couple of more or less official festivals and events take place from year to year, please add their titles into google and you will easily find the date and place of the actual event.

International Guitar Festival
January
Organized by Istanbul Municipality
Istanbul Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall
http://www.crrks.org/

International Baroque Festival
January - February
Organized by Istanbul Municipality
Istanbul Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall
http://www.crrks.org/

MTE Mediterranean Tourism Exhibition

February - March
Organized by ITF Fair Organization
Istanbul
http://www.itf-mte.com/

Izmir European Jazz Festival
March
Organized by Izmir Foundation for Culture Arts and Education
Izmir
http://www.iksev.org/

International Ankara Film Festival
March
Organized by World Mass Communication Foundation
Ankara
http://www.filmfestankara.org.tr/

International Ankara Rock Station Rock Music Festival
March
Organized by Cankaya Municipality
Ankara
http://www.rsf8.org/

International Istanbul Film Festival
April
Organized by Istanbul Culture and Art Foundation
Istanbul
http://www.istfest.org/

International Ankara Music Festival
March - April
Organized by Sevda-Cenap and Music Foundation
Ankara
http://www.ankarafestival.com/

International Crr Child's Festival
April - May
Organized by Istanbul Municipality
Istanbul Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall
Istanbul

b_450_450_16777215_00_images_turkey_folklore-tuerkei-1.jpgFlying Broom International Women's Film Festival
May
Organized by Flying Broom Organization
Ankara
http://www.ucansupurge.org/

International Crr Youths Festival
May
Organized by Istanbul Municipality
Istanbul Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall
Istanbul

International Black Sea Countries Theater Festival
May
Organized by Trabzon State Theater
Trabzon
http://www.trabzondt.gov.tr/

Bodrum International Art Days
June
Organized by Bodrum Municipality
Bodrum

International Offshore Races
June
Izmir - Istanbul

Bodrum International Documentary Film Festival
June
Organized by Bodrum Municipality
Bodrum

International Bird Paradise Culture and Tourism Festival
June 1st Week
Organized by Bandirma Municipality
Balikesir and Bandirma
http://www.balikesir.gov.tr/

International Izmir Festival
June - July
Organized by Izmir Foundation for Culture Arts and Education
Izmir
http://www.iksev.org/

International Kahta Kommagene Festival
June
Organized by Kahta government Office, Kahta Municipality and Tourism Information Office
Adiyaman - Kahta

International Istanbul Music Festival
June - July
Organized by Istanbul Culture and Art Foundation
Istanbul

Cesme International Sea and Music Festival
June - July
Cesme

Traditional Kirkpinar Oil-Wrestling Festival
June
Organized by Edirne Municipality
Edirne

International Aspendos Opera and Ballet Festival
June - August
Organized by General Directorate of Turkish State Opera and Ballet
Antalya - Serik
http://www.kultur.gov.tr/

International Kas - Likya Culture and Art Festival
June - July
Organized by Kas Municipality
Antalya - Kas

Aksehir International Nasreddin Hoca Festival
July
Organized by Aksehir Municipality and Nasreddin Hoca Tourism Association
Konya - Aksehir

International Istanbul Jazz Festival
July
Organized by Istanbul Culture and Art Foundation
Istanbul

International Swimming Competition
July
Organized by National Olympic Committee of Turkey
Istanbul (across the Bosphorus)
http://www.olimpiyatkomitesi.org.tr/

International Troy Festival
August
Organized by Canakkale Municipality
Canakkale

Hacibektasi Veli Commemoration Ceremonies
August
Organized by Hacibektas Muicipality
Nevsehir - Hacibektas
http://www.hacibektas.gov.tr/

Bilkent International Anatolia Music Festival
August
Organized by Bilkent University Faculty of Music and Performing Arts
Sanliurfa
http://www.bilkent.edu.tr/

Bodrum International Ballet Festival
August
Organized by Directorate General of State Opera and Ballet, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey
http://www.kultur.gov.tr/

Izmir International Fair
August 26 - September 3
Organized by Izfas Izmir Fair Organization
Izmir
http://www.izmirfair.com.tr/

Avanos International Tourism and Handicrafts Festival
August - September
Organized by Avanos Municipality
Nevsehir - Avanos

International Folklore Festival
August - September
Organized by Orhangazi Municipality
Bursa - Orhangazi

Rock'n Coke International Music Festival
September
Istanbul
http://www.rockncoke.com/

International Istanbul Biannual
September - November
Organized by Istanbul Culture and Art Foundation
Istanbul

International Folk Dances Festival
September 1st Week
Organized by Balcova Municipality
Izmir - Balcova

International Side Culture and Art Festival
September
Organized by Side Municipality
Antalya - Side

International Atatürk Dam Water Sports Feast
September
Organized by GAP Regional Development Organization
Sanliurfa - Bozova

International Wine Competition
September
Organized by Ürgüp Municipality
Nevsehir - Ürgüp

Antalya Altin Portakal(Golden Orange) Film Festival
October
Organized by Antalya Altin Portakal Culture and Art Foundation
Antalya
http://www.altinportakal.org.tr/

International Bodrum Cup Gulet Competition
October
Organized by Bodrum Municipality
Bodrum
http://www.bodrumcup.com/

Mersin International Music Festival
October
Organized by Mersin Municipality and civil Organizations
Mercin (Icel)

Marmaris International Race Week
October und November
Organized by Marmaris International Yacht Club
Marmaris

International Ankara Theatre Festival
November
Organized by Sociological Researches Foundation
Ankara

International Izmir Short Film Festival
November
Organized by http://www.izmirkisafilm.org/
Izmir

 


International Mystic Music Festival
December
Organized by Istanbul Municipality
Istanbul Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall
Istanbul

International Piano Festival
December
Organized by Istanbul Municipality
Istanbul Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall
Istanbul

Mevlana (Whirling Dervishes) Commemoration Ceremonies
December
Organized by Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Konya Office of Governor
Konya
http://www.turizm.gov.tr/
http://www.konya.gov.tr/

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