Izmir Metropolitan Municipality prepared a fun-filled program for the youth as part of the 19 May Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day events. The stage of Ahmed Adnan Saygun Art Center will be opened for young people. Group Gündoğarken will take the stage in Aliağa, while Teoman and DJ Mahmut Orhan will take the stage in Gündoğdu Square.
May 19, Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day will be celebrated by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality with events organized all over the city. The activities, which will start with the official ceremony on 19 May at 10.00:20.00 am in Cumhuriyet Square, will continue throughout the day. At 350, the 20.30-meter Atatürk poster will be carried from Cumhuriyet Square to Gündoğdu Square with a lantern procession. While activities continue throughout the day at the youth camp organized by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality in İnciraltı City Forest, the popular rock music name Teoman will meet with the youth at Gündoğdu Square at XNUMX. Then DJ Mahmut Orhan will take the stage.
Young people on the AASSM stage
On May 19, at 19.00, Ahmed Adnan Saygun Art Center (AASSM) will open its stage for young people. 14 young musicians from Izmir, between the ages of 20-19, who want to give a concert as part of the "Youth is Your Stage" event, will live their dreams on the giant stage. Young people selected from the applications made between 9-13 May will meet the people of Izmir free of charge with the repertoire they have determined.
Sinan Meydan is coming to talk
Between 17.30-18.30, there will be a bicycle ride between Belkahve Passage and Cumhuriyet Square with the participation of bicycle groups. Between 18.00-19.00, Sinan Meydan's talk “The Spirit of May 19 and Full Independence” meets with the people of Izmir at APİKAM.
Gündoğarken concert in Aliağa
In addition to the celebrations in the city center, there will be festive enthusiasm in the surrounding districts. In the talks that will start at 14.00 in Aliağa Cultural Center, topics such as the national struggle, Atatürk and youth will be discussed. Afterwards, there are many activities such as archery and foosball competitions, mobile library, quiz, foot tennis and track gymnastics at Aliağa Democracy Square between 17.00 and 21.00. At 20.00, Yelki Village Theater's play “Village Halleri” will be staged. At 21.00, Group Gündoğarken will perform their most popular songs for the people of Aliağa.
Izmir International Youth and Dance Festival
In addition, on May 19, the “İzmir International Youth and Dance Festival” will start with workshops. In the festival, which will last until May 21, the dancers will show all their skills in the pre-selection on May 20. Competitors who made it to the next round in the qualifying rounds will compete in the categories of Hip hop, Popping, Breaking, House and Feel the Drum at Gündoğdu Square on Saturday, May 21.
22 people will run on May 1919
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality also organizes a road run within the scope of 19 May. 1919 people will participate in the race, representing the year that the great leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk went to Samsun. The start of the race will be at 22:08.00 on Sunday, May 10.00, from Cumhuriyet Square. Runners will go from Mustafa Kemal Sahil Boulevard to Sadık Bey Tram Stop and return to the starting point. On the same day, the May Sports Festival (May Fest) will be held between 20.00 and XNUMX.