Istanbul gets ready for Grand Tulip Festival
Apr08

Istanbul gets ready for Grand Tulip Festival

The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) has been preparing for the 8th International Tulip Festival by planting around 13 million tulips in various parts of the city. Mr. Mehmet İhsan Şimşek, the director at the Directorate of Parks and Gardens stated that they started to plant tulips in November 2012 and will finish planting in April 2013. The tulips are being planted in some popular parks of the city such as Emirgan Park,...

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8th International Tulip Festival begins in Istanbul
Apr04

8th International Tulip Festival begins in Istanbul

The 8th edition of the International Istanbul Tulip Festival organized by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) will take place on April 1-30, 2013. A total of 14 million 420 thousand tulips of 270 different varieties — almost equal to one for each person living in the city have been planted for Istanbul in 2013. Istanbul is once again preparing to welcome the International Istanbul Tulip Festival. Every April since 2006...

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