Saklıkent is ready for the ski festival: A ski festival is organized in Saklıkent with the cooperation of Antalya Ski Specialization Club, Konyaaltı Municipality and Saklıkent Ski Center. During the festival, which is planned between February 28 and March 1, besides snowboarding and alpine competitions, there will be competitions for amateurs over the age of 45.
Bülent Nevcanoğlu, the president of Antalya Ski Specialization Club, and his team accelerated the work for the festival. Examining Saklıkent ski tracks and determining the region where the races will be held, Nevcanoğlu stated that the festival will be the first in Saklıkent. Stating that the festival aims to make people love skiing, Nevcanoğlu said, "On the first day of the festival, a special competition will be held for amateur adults at the summit."
On the second and last day, professional athletes will compete for a place in the snowboard and alpine discipline categories. Athletes aged 2, 11 and over will be able to compete in any category they want.
Emphasizing that as Antalya Ski Specialization Club they have been preparing for ski races and festivals for a long time, Nevcanoğlu said, “The festival will not only be special for Antalya residents. ski athletes will bring their living in different cities in Turkey. We aim to make the festival traditional, ”he said.