12 September 2017     Festivals 

The VIII folklore dance festival in Marmaris which took palce from the 5th to the 9th of September in the Turkish city created a bridge between the cultures of the nations the director of the festival Selçuk Yildiz informed.

"This year 160 participants from all the world took part in our organization. They are coming from Bulgaria, T.R.N.C. and Turkey. Six groups presented their program in front of the locals of Marmaris. During the festival the dancers met with new cultures. They traveled to Marmaris by yacht. During the seminar there was a dance prepared which involved everybody for the official closing ceremony. 6000 viewers saw the Gala concert. At the final the audience and the dancers danced together for the cause we support - DANCE FOR PEACE." Selçuk Yildiz told us. 

The 9th edition of the International folklore festival in Marmaris will take place from the 16th until the 20th of May 2018. Application forms for participation can be sent on the official website of the European Association of Folklore Festivals (EAFF).