Teos Children’s Festival organized by Seferihisar Municipality and Teos Marina in the scope of 23 April National Sovereignty and Children’s Day started on April 19th.
The festival started with the cortege march of Seferihisar Municipal Band, children from the Seferihisar Children Municipality and guest children from Ukraine, Macedonia and Gaziantep Oguzeli joining the the Seferihisar Folk Dance Festival. Seferihisar Mayor Tunc Soyer and Teos Marina Manager Faruk Gunlu also joined the cortege.
The children performed their dance shows at the Republic Square in the following order: Seferihisar Municipal Folk Dance Ensemble, Mehmet Ergon Kindergarten, Ukraine, Macedonia and Gaziantep Oguzeli (Turkey) Folk Dance Teams.
THE FESTIVAL WILL LAST FOR 5 DAYS
TEMA (Turkey Fight Against Erosion Foundation) initiated a tree plantation on Thursday April 20th at 14:00 at Kocacay Plantation Area. The TEMA event named “Plant a Tree for Your Child” encourages the children to plant trees. The famous Turkish movie director Cagan Irmak from Seferihisar will also join the event.
On Friday 21st April, Seferihisar Municipality will organize a tour for children to Izmir Metropolitan Municipality’s Natural Life Park.
A CONTEST FOR LOCAL RECIPES
A Local Culinary Contest will be hold on Saturday 22nd April at 13:00 in Sigacik citadel. The contest would be organized by Izmir Governorship, Izmir City Tourism Directorate, Seferihisar Municipality and Izmir Cooks Association. At 15:00, Teos Marina will host children’s atelier. Children folk dance teams will be in Sigacik citadel for stage performances and illusion shows.
OMUR GEDIK WILL BE ON STAGE
The official celebration for the National Sovereignty and Children’s Day will be on 23th April. The children will perform folk dances, the children’s atelier will be open in Teos Marina. The festival will end after the gala program of children at 19:00 and Omur Gedik’s concert.