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What's on from 14 to 21 August in Turgutreis
Morning All

Please help! I arrive in Turgutreis next Friday, 14 August until 21 August and would like to know what is going on during that time.

Concerts, fireworks, events for adults and children.

Would really appreciate any info on this for Turgutreis and the surrounding areas.



What's on from 14 to 21 August in Turgutreis
well, here is something for you to is a publication put out by bodrumecho and bodrumoberver
by my good friend Australian Chris

you can thank her, and maybe sign up for the newwsletter

Events: for The News via Bodrum Echo 3 August 2009

this is a publication by chris bob

Compiled by Chris Drum Berkaya ( all times are dates are believed correct, but please check)

New *: Extra concerts at Gümüşlük, a new pop concert programme in Yalıkavak Marina, and new art exhibitions.



The formal announcement of the 7th Bodrum Ballet Festival was made on Wednesday 29 July by the Minister for Culture and Tourism, Mr Ertuğrul Günay, and the French Ambassador to Turkey, Mr Bernard Emie

France honorary guest of Bodrum Ballet Festival - Hürriyet Daily News and Economic Review

Two exciting modern dance companies from France are the Festival guests this year

19 August: ‘Bir Kalp Atışı’ ,‘A Thousand Heartbeats’ Ankara State Ballet Modern Dance Company

22 August: ‘Tricote’ Compagnie Kafig, France (take your teen rap hip-hopper !)

25 & 26 August: ‘Harem’ Antalya State Opera and Ballet company

29 & 30 August: Three pieces ‘Somewhere’ (chor: Julien Lestel); ‘Herman Schmerman’ Pas de deux (chor: William Forsythe), ‘ Tempo Vicino’ (chor: Lucinda Childs). Ballet National de Marseille, France

Tickets will go on sale at the Bodrum Castle in August.

Concerts and Music

The 6th Gümüşlük Classical Music Festival 12 July- 30 August

****EXTRA CONCERT! The Ceren Necipoğlu Memorial Concert Tuesday 4 August at 21.00 on Gümüşlük Harbourfront. Harp and Flute masterclass students perform with the musical artists Gülsin Onay (piano), Şirin Pancaroğlu (harp) and Gülşen Tatu (flute). (Ms Ceren Necipoğlu was the Turkish teacher and musician ( harp) lost in the Air France tragedy off Brazil.)

Special concert to commemorate Turkish harpist - Hürriyet Daily News and Economic Review

The programme of the annual Festival continues, where most of the performances are held in the 400 year old acoustically perfect church building of Eklisia in the seaside village of Gümüşlük.

9 August - Eklisia - Şirin Pancaroğlu, Harp

12 August - Eklisia - David Pavlovitz, Guitar

22 August- Eklisia - Cihat Aşkın, Violin

26 August - Eklisia - Alexander Baillie, Cello

All concerts start at 9:30pm. The Eklisia concerts are free. Seating mainly outdoors. Extra concerts this week; 7 August Friday 8:30pm Harp Masterclass students; 8 August Saturday at 8:30pm, Flute Masterclass Students. Extra Concerts by students are held at the end of each section of the popular Masterclass programme running parallel to the concerts, at Eklisia, the centre of the festival.



Gümüşlük Academy are hosting the ‘Myndos Umut’ (Hope for Myndos) series of concerts with the next on 15 August, Saturday, starting at 9:30pm group Bulutsuzluk Özlemi. Concert starts 9:30pm. Tickets from TicketTürk web site Ticketturk - Ana Sayfa - Ticketturk - Türkiye'nin ve dünyanın biletleri burada!.., and peninsula sales points.

Concerts aim to help ancient city of Myndos - Hürriyet Daily News and Economic Review

Bodrum Ancient Amphitheatre concerts

7 August – Mario Frangoulis, the tenor of the 21st century **

8 August- Kenan Doğulu**

14 August - Jose Feliciano – Behzat Gerçeker & Enbe Orkestra. **

15 August- Anadolu Ateş bring their new dance performance ‘Evolution’**

*16 August – Sezen Aksu and friends, the Queen of Mediterranean music comes back for another concert with luminaries such as composer pianist Fahir Atakoğlu. We hope the Sezen Aksu retirement rumours are not true.

All Tickets Biletix (Marina Yacht Club, Oasis, Alıns)

**All Turkcell concerts start at 9:15pm.

Bodrum Cruise Port

The NEW Concert venue – ‘Summer Nights Concerts’

7 August Friday Yaşar

15 August Saturday Mazhar Fuat Özkan (M.F:Ö.)

The concerts by popular Turkish artists will be held in the Bodrum Cruise Port (Cruise ship quay)carpark near the Cafe Kuba Port. Tickets 40 TL. Ticket sales: Marina Yacht Club, Oasis Information Desk, Alins Cafe Bodrum, Alabi Cafe Turgutreis, Bodrum Cruise Port

Information: 0252 313 74 Smyrna Organisation

***Yalikavak Marina Concerts

Just announced, a series of Turkish pop concerts in the Yalıkavak Marina Amphitheatre starting with Fedon 8 August, Fatih Yürek 9 August and Inna 12 August, all start at 9:30pm, tickets at gate or through Biletix.

Free Concerts

Oasis shopping centre summer series, from 9pm until midnight every night at the open-air stage.

***The race is on to have your favourite Turkish popstar perform before Ramazan starts on 19 August! There are any number of Turkish Popstar concerts in commercial venues such as Bianca Nightclub, Göltürkbükü; Club Wish at Aquapark; Fuga Times Resort…. Look to billboards that announce the events.

Free Concerts

Oasis shopping centre summer series, from 9pm until midnight every night at the open-air stage.

****DUMAN the Turkish rock music group is to play at Hadi Gari Club, 7 August, 10:30pm. Tickets on sale at Hadi Gari

Art Exhibitions

*Kempinski Barbaros Bay Resort hosts İsmail Acar’s new painting series ‘ Views of Bodrum’

*Ottoman Shipyard – The Governor’s Gallery:(Milta Marina), Figurative and decoative ceramics objects by young artist Zühre Balaban. Exhibition runs until 5 August.

*Jazz Now Art Gallery – at its new base, an exhibition of paintings by Asuman Bozkurtoğlu. Dr.Mümtaz Ataman Cad.2/1 Bodrum. Merve Park Residence. (Corner of Ataturk Cad.) exhibits until 10 August, open 1-10pm.

*Jazz Now exhibits at – Yesil Open-air Gallery, Aktur- from 30 July until 9 August watercolours by Saim Altuncu: In Türkbükü Divan Palmira Otel hosts Sema Yelkencioğlu’s paintings exhibition until 15 August July; - La Pasion Restaurant Bodrum. Exhibition by Serife Suruş and Haluk Evitan until 7 August.

*Haluk Elbe Art Gallery in the old armoury at the entrance of the Bodrum Castle and Museum. Beki Leon and Sara Benun exhibition of pottery works with costume jewlley. Continues until 10 August.

*Yalıkavak Marina( Old Stone House) Sculpture Exhibition Women III by Uluhan Ataç opens 2 August with cocktails at 7pm, on view until 14 August. ULUHAN ATAÇ

*Yalikavak Port Bodrum Marina-Tilsim Shop’n Art Cafe.(C gate)

Ayla Eriş’s painting exhibition until 15 August. Continuing exhibition of Kamil Masaracı cartoons

*Marina Vista Hotel, Bodrum. Paintings by Ergün Yücel on view until 9 August

*Casa Dell’Arte Bodrum (Torba) the hotel that is The House of Art, continues with the Master selections exhibition until 12 August. Curated by Zerrin Ullsman.

*Bodrum Municipality Council Salon Art Gallery (behind the Atatürk statue): A new exhibition of interesting hand crafted headpieces typical of Denizli-Muğla area by Aybüke Baran, until 14 August.

*Bodrum Municipality Nurol Cultural Centre (Oasis Shopping Centre) handcrafts created by 150 women in co-operatives formed by CAGDER (Modern DemocraticWomen’s Association) on dsipaly until 25 August.

Melek Brüner, modern sculptor and artist, opened her exhibition at Hotel Istanbul Palace, Gundoğan. It is on view until18 September.

Eklisia Arts season From 11 July with painting exhibition ‘Gardens’ by Emel Şahınkaya. Eklisia, Gümüşlük

Bodrum Art House, a new gallery opened in July with Şebnem Moroğlu’s exhibition ‘Bamboos’ and ‘ I saw the Light’ oil paintings. Atatürk Boulevard, Konacık.

Kocak Art Gallery, a new gallery set on the hillside above Kızılağaç village, outside Bodrum opened in June with a fine retrospective exhibition of paintings by Ali Kocak.

Dibeklihan Arts Gallery and traditional crafts centre, A second exhibition in their series of Lost Crafts and artisans of Anatolia; at Yakaköy ( between Ortakent and Yalıkavak) Nükhet Anadol Tatari jewellery exhibition from 18 July.

‘Art in Windows’ art works in empty shops and shop windows in the centre of Turgutreis township. Until 15 September; start at the window opposite the dolmus terminal and walk into the central pedestrian district to discover more. By Turgutreis Municipality; for more information: Funda Akçalı: 0532 263 03 97

Other Activities

*Sailing- *

*5 - 9 August, The Annual Boat Show at Turgutreis D-Marin. A display of all the gadgets and boats to appeal to the mariners at heart. From 5-11pm every day.

*7, 8 and 9 August. The Annual Shop and Miles Sailing Race will be held at Turgutreis D-Marin. As a first for D-Marin and the race, the race will include return legs to the new D-Marin Didim, as well as the last day’s race on the course offshore from Turgutreis D-Marin.

*28- 29- 30 August Inter Club IRC Yacht Races (Bodrum Milta Marina)
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What's on from 14 to 21 August in Turgutreis
Anyone have any info on anything happening in Bodrum, Yalikavak or Turgutreis areas in mid Sept?? Really upset we missed the festival in Gumusluk--will try to be there next year! Any dates fixed for that yet please?
What's on from 14 to 21 August in Turgutreis
Hi Jane, the festival should be on or around the same time next year, when are you out as there is still a few concerts still to come, as we still have students staying untill the end off the month...looking foward to seeing you both again. Jim.
What's on from 14 to 21 August in Turgutreis
Hi Jane, the festival should be on or around the same time next year, when are you out as there is still a few concerts still to come, as we still have students staying untill the end off the month...looking foward to seeing you both again. Jim.
Hi Jim--& Ken

We won't be out until 10th Sept--just for 2 weeks--wish we could stay longer!

It is Seker Bayram on 19th I think--anything happening anywhere?

We will be in for vino --& fish too. Looking forward to seeing your roof terrace now it's open! Cheers

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