In the year of UNESCO Hacı Bektaş-ı Veli, İBB brings together all souls, heart to heart, heart to heart with a big festival. 'Serçeşme Hünkar Hacı Bektaş Veli Festival starts tomorrow. Aiming to reflect the values, love and tolerance of Hacı Bektaş-ı Veli, 45 master artists will meet with Istanbulites in Yenikapı. Hosting such a comprehensive event for the first time in the history of the institution, IMM will also host CHP Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on the second day of the festival.
İBB will host major events in the year of commemoration of Hacı Bektaş Veli, declared by UNESCO. Postponed due to forest fires in the Mediterranean and Aegean regions; the meeting of brotherhood, humanity and justice will take place at the “Serçeşme Hünkar Hacı Bektaş Veli Festival”. During the events between 27-29 August, 45 master artists and nearly 60 institutions will meet with Istanbulites. CHP Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu will attend the second day of the event series, where interviews, workshops, children's activities, panels and many other programs are prepared.
45 ARTISTS WILL PERFORM
İBB will organize a festival in Yenikapı Event Area for Hacı Bektaş Veli, who has enthroned hearts with his thought that goes beyond the ages. In the three-day event program, Arif Sağ, Musa Eroğlu, Mongols, Cengiz Özkan, Yeni Türkü, Tolga Sağ, Ender Balkır, Brother Folk Songs, Muharrem Temiz, Fuat Saka, Sadık Gürbüz, Dertli Divani, Şevval Sam, Gülcihan Koç, Ahmet Aslan, İlkay Akkaya , Mikail Aslan, Grup Abdal, Cem Adrian, Özlem Taner, Nilüfer Sarıtaş, Metin-Kemal Kahraman, Ali Rıza-Hüseyin Albayrak, Özlem Taner, İhsan Er, Tayyar Erdem, Volkan Kaplan, Cem Erdost Advanced, Erkan Tekçi, Gülseven Medar, Hüseyin Korkankorkmaz, Ayfer Vardar, Gani Pekşen, Yılmaz Çelik, Ayhan Aydın, Erkan Akalın, Burak Aykaç, Peyda Yurtsever, Ali Kaya Arı, Özge Çam, Cem Doğan, Mahir Kutlutürk, Hüseyin Beydilli, Yavuz Top, Özgür Polat and Serdar Kemal will meet with Istanbulites.
Documentary films will be screened within the scope of the events to which all Istanbul residents are invited. There will be video-light shows specially prepared for the festival. Panels and interviews will be organized with the participation of experts in the field of researchers and writers. Workshops will be held for children.
KILIÇDAROĞLU AND İMAMOĞLU WILL TALK ON DAY 2.
On the 2nd day of Serçeşme Hünkar Hacı Bektaş Veli Festival, İBB President Ekrem İmamoğluwill host CHP Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. The duo will address the Istanbulites who fill the event area after 21.30 on Saturday evening.