The 17th tangerine festival will be organized in Slow City Seferihisar. The Tangerine Festival a.k.a. orange-coloured festival attracting visitors from all over Turkey, will be on Sunday 20th November.
The best tangerines in Turkey are grown in Seferihisar . The tangerine festival first organized during 1960’s and restarted in 2009’s with Seferihisar Municipality’s efforts after a 30 year interval to promote the tangerine, diversify the processed product , also create branded products and higher income for the farmers.
POP SINGER FETTAH CAN ON THE STAGE
The 17th Tangerine Festival will host upbeat events and competitions at the marketplace. The competitions as “Best Tangerine Farmer”, “Tangerine King and Queen”, “Best Tangerine Dish” “The Slowest Bike Ride” and “Best Tangerine Theme Souvenir” will rejoice the guests. The famous pop singer Fettah Can will give a concert.
THE CHILDREN ARE CONTRIBUTING
The Tangerine Festival will intervene with the World Children Rights Day this year. As the founder of the first and only Children Municipality in the World, Seferihisar Municipality is having the children contribute in the whole festival organization process, from the jury selection to the planning. The festival will host many events for children.
THE KING AND QUEENS ARE ON REHEARSALS
The festival will also host a beauty contest. Due to the high number of applicants, the 20 finalists, who will be on the stage that day will be pre-selected before the contest.
MAYOR SOYER’S INVITATION
Seferihisar Mayor Tunc Soyer invited everyone to take some time on Sunday off the daily hurdle to enjoy the Tangerine Festival.