Art and Culture in Alanya

17. Alanya International Tourism and Art Festival

“Love “. Love always exist. That’s the theme of 17. Alanya international tourism and art festival. Probably one of the most succesful festival in Turkey, 17. Alanya international tourism and art festival will be held in May 20-22nd in 2017. Alanya Municipality Major Adem Murat Yücel said that we would like to spot light up love, peace and tolerance at our festival this year.Today...

Alanya’s cuisine is a member of Culinary Heritage Europe

You are travelling to Alanya. Probably you are dreaming only sun and sea. You should know that you can find much more in Alanya. Did you know that Alanya is the only place in Turkey who joined the Culinary Heritage Europe. Culinary Heritage Europe director Niclas Fjellstrom said that  we were working for long time to include Alanya in to culunary heritage Europe system. This process will help to p...

Jingle Bells – Christmas Market in Alanya

Preparetions of 7. International Christmas Market  has been started already in Alanya. Market will be opened at 4.th of December on Sunday in Alanya behind the Alanya town hall. The organization comittie is Alanya municipality foreigners council. Market will be held at 4th of December on Sunday from 10:00 to 20:00. There will be many Turkish and foreigner non-govermental organisations. Organisatio...

Exhibition in Alanya – Yörük Bride

An Exhibition called blessing on veil – “Yörük (nomad) Bride” has been opened at Alanya Culture Center. The exhibition has been opened in Alanya after Antalya, Kumluca and Antalya Expo. The main theme is Nomad (Yörük) and Bride culture of Alanya. Alanya Municipality and  ATAV ( Antalya Publicity Foundation) has organised the exhibition. Exhibition will continue untill 21st of Nov...

13. International Alanya wood scupture smyposium

13th International Alanya wood scupture sypoisum has been started in Alanya at 1st of November. The symposium is organised by Alanya Municipality and Mimar Sinan University, Fine Arts Faculty and the symposium will be finnish at 30th of November. The main theme is peace at the symposium. The people who interested in to see the work shop in Alanya may go to harbour behind the Alanya Town Hall. Visi...

Art and Alanya – Sculpture Symposium

The International Alanya Sculpture Symposium will be held in Alanya, between  1st November – 30th November 2016. The International Alanya Sculpture Symposium has been taken place since the year 2004, organised by Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University and Alanya Municipality. The aim of the symposium is to contribute to Alanya with quality works of art. Since 2004 Artistist from different countries has ...

Zhang Zou takes the stage at Piano Festival

17.The International Antalya Piano Festival will be held  from 21st of September till 14th of October in 2016 at Antalya Expo by contribution of Culture and Tourism Minestry of Turkey. At first day of Festival Zhan Zou will take the stage with Mediterranean Flarmoni Orchestra & Conductor Gürer Aykal 21.09.2016 Zhang Zuo – Mediterranean Flarmoni Orchestra / Conductor: Gürer Aykal 25.09.2016 Man...

Jazz time in Alanya

13. International Alanya Jazz Days will start again at Alanya Harbour near by Red Tower. The Jazz Days excitement will be held during 29-30th September and 1-2nd October. Jazz festival is also another traditional activity of Alanya. The concerts starts in the evening at 20:30. Free entry for the concerts 29th September     :ECE GÖKSU QUARTET FEAT. GREGOIRE MARET at 20:30 30th September     :MELTEM...

Sacrifice Feast – Aid al-Adha – “İyi Bayramlar”

Sacrifice Feast in Turkey is four-day religious festival that Kurban Bayramı (Aid al-Adha) will be celebrated from 11st September to 15th of September in Turkey. 11st September is arefe day which is pre-bayram day. In arefe day, It is tradtion that people goes to cemetery, clean the cemetery, water the flowers ands pray for them. Kurban Bayram is normally for days by Islamic calender. But this yea...

Alanya’s Drink “Karlama”

If you see some people who eats snow at the hottest days at the street of Alanya, do not get surprised. It is time to be introduced to Karlama. Warm summer days could be cool down with local way of drink. It is called Karlama. It was done by frozen snow. You may even find it in the middle of Alanya center at Friday Market. Local Alanya people goes up to Taurus Mountain and pick up the snow which r...

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