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Thursday, 21 June 2018 00:00

21st International Kaş Lycian Art & Culture Festival 2018

Kaş Festival Kaş Festival

Towards the end of this month Kaş Belediye is organising a number of events under the banner of the International Kaş Lycian Art & Culture Festival.

This is the 21st time it has been held.  This time it’s over three days - starting on Friday 29th June and ending on Sunday 1st July.

In this report we tell you about what is planned.  There is something for everyone.

All events take place in Kaş.  We are not aware of any events taking place in Kalkan.

Day 1: Friday 29th June
Festival opens
Procession from Migros junction to Republic Square, Kaş.  Followed by National Anthem and speeches.  Guests include Mayor of Kaş, Mayor of Kastellorizo (Meis), Governor of Kaş.

Republic Square: Folk dancing (Kaş Atatürk Secondary School Folk Dance Group and Kaş HEM Lycian Nomads of  Patara Folk Dance Group)

Republic Square: Streets Artists, Clowns, Children Animations, Magician.

Kaş Municipality Art Gallery: The Colour of The Mediterranean (Akdeniz University Fine Arts Faculty)

Kaş Republic Square: Local produce stands

Republic Square: Traditional Turkish crafts exhibition (Kaş People of The Education Directorate)

Republic Square: Art workshop (Akdeniz University Fine  Arts Faculty)

Culture House Exhibition Hall: Photo exhibition (Uğur GÜNAY)

Republic Square: Kaş HEM music

Kaş Antique Theatre: Theatrical performance  (Antalya Metropolitan City Theatre Group)

Closing fireworks

Day 2: Saturday 30th June
Kaş Municipality Tea Garden: Cookery competition

Republic Square & Harbour: Streets Artists, Clowns, Children Animations, Magician.

Culture House Cinema Hall: Film - At the Border - Nergis GÜLER

Kaş Harbour: Fashion Show (Akdeniz University Fine Arts Faculty)

Kaş Harbour: Concert - Turkish  Folk Music (Selcan KÖKÇEN ŞAHİN)

Kaş Harbour: Pop Concert - HADİSE

Closing fireworks

Day 3: Sunday 1st July
14th International Meis to Kaş Swimming Competition

Kaş Harbour: Swimmers depart by boat from Kaş to Meis.  Followed by the swim back to Kaş.

Kaş Otel Beach: Awards Ceremony

Kaş Harbour: Festival of the Sea Activities (Kabotaj Bayram) - Swimming Races, Greasy  Pole, Awards Ceremony

Kabotaj Bayram - greasy pole



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1 comment

  • Comment Link Sue Casbolt Friday, 22 June 2018 06:02 posted by Sue Casbolt

    What a shame that yet again nothing seems organised for Kalkan. Lots of Kalkan people missing out of things.

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