Creative Streets Festival Istanbul

Creative Streets Festival in Istanbul kicks off late September.

The Creative Streets Festival Project which is implemented by the partnership of Hungarian Juggling Association and Istanbul Pera Fine Arts Culture, Art and Solidarity Association has been realizing within the context of Central Finance& Contracts Unit, Civil Society Dialogue: Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture. The Project will last 9 months and within the context of the Project two big events will be organized.

The Project connects two European capitals of culture of 2010: Pécs and Istanbul using the energy within the art, bringing innovative forms of art, especially of Street, Circus and interactive Public Arts to Turkey and Hungary.

During the events we entertain with shows, teach circus skills and make mass street happenings! You can become a ‘temporary artist’ in the so-called ‘flash mobs’ during a 10-day long Circus and Street- theatre festival.

All together 2 festivals with a wide range of program is offered to the open public, while Turkish and Hungarian artists are working and sharing knowledge and experience by making exchange.

In the festival area, the preparation and cooking of Istanbul simit will be shown. A competition titled “Photography Marathon” will be organized as part of the event as well.

For detailed information visit: http://www.creativestreets.org

Author: istanbul

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