5 September 2017     Festivals 

From 27th till 31st of August in Turkish town of Antalya, the I. International Folklore Festival ADIM was held.  250 performers from Iran, Azerbaijan, Romania, Yakutia, Pakistan, Northern Cyprus and 6 groups from Turkey took part in the festival, said the director of the festival Murat Erdem. 

Festival didn't have a competition part and each group presented their folklore art honorable and heartily. Groups received diplomas for participation and presents from organizers. The program of the festival gave an opportunity of participants to get to know each other and to establish new friendships.

Antalya is the eighth most populous city in Turkey and the capital of its eponymous province. Located on Anatolia's flourishing southwest coast bordered by the Taurus Mountains, Antalya is the largest Turkish city on the Mediterranean coast with over one million people in its metropolitan area. Antalya is Turkey's biggest international sea resort, located on the Turkish Riviera. Large-scale development and governmental funding has promoted tourism. A record 12.5 million tourists passed through the city in 2014.