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Summer festivals guide

Fun activities are waiting for the participants throughout the day at the Colorful Water Wars Festival, which will take place on May 14th at Sarıyer Elmas Kum beach.


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When? 11-28 May

This year, the 20th Istanbul Theatre Festival will bring together 32 performances and 18 side events with rich content in 25 different venues, including 9 plays, dances and performances from abroad and 23 from Turkey.

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When? May 15th

Azealia Banks and Azealia Banks are among the performers at the festival, which will take place in Little Farm Park.
There's Riff Cohen. A fun and enjoyable Sunday awaits you...

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When? May 21st
Where? Small Farm Park

At the youth festival, held for the second time this year, Istanbul pop-rock band Gripin will perform High Fidelity, which has performed unforgettable songs such as Model, Caravan and Fener, which fascinate different audiences.

Ticket: 60 TL


When? May 22nd
Where? Small Farm Park

G-Shock #24hoursistanbul City Festival is taking place with performances by many artists from home and abroad. Fatima & the Eglo Live Band, Henry Wu presents Yussef Kamaal Quintet, Catching Flies, My Expansive Awareness will be guest groups from abroad. Local artists are Lara Di Lara, Nilipek, Can Kazaz, Can Güngör, Palm trees and Islandman. Between sets, the music will continue uninterrupted for 12 hours with records to be played from the AnalogUe Culture stand.

Admission between 12 and 16 is free.

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When? 28-29 May
Where? Life Park

Chill-Out Festival Istanbul, which has become a spring classic, invites festival enthusiasts on a fascinating journey with its musical selection ranging from jazz to soul and funk, electronica and house to indie, concept scenes, cultural and artistic activities, unique nature and the extraordinary atmosphere it will offer by differentiating this year.

Combined: 195 TL
One day:120 TL

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The 44th Istanbul Music Festival, which will host today's leading ensembles, bright stars and young talents in 26 concerts and 17 different venues with its theme inspired by Shakespeare's "If Music is the Food of Love, Work Nonstop", meets music lovers between 1-24 June .

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In order to adopt a healthy lifestyle, going to the gym every day, doing yoga 6 days a week, eating fresh and organic, does this really make you a healthy individual?

The answers to all these questions will be at Bilgi University Santralistanbul Campus on June 3-4-5 .

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When? June 4th

Babylon Soundgarden meets those who want to enjoy nature and good music all day by the sea in Babylon Kilyos. Oscar&The Wolf, Milky Chance are among the bands to perform...

Tickets: 145 TL

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When? June 5th

Die Antwoord, a band whose unique styles, unique styles mix of rap, rave, hip-hop, punk, pop, dubstep, iconic artistic approaches to their videos and tremendously high energy make a sensational impression on every concert, meets music lovers at Little Farm Park.

Ticket: 90 TL

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British singer, composer, poet and writer PJ Harvey, who has become one of the most important figures in today's music world with his 8 studio albums to date, will perform on the stage of the Zorlu Performing Arts Center on June 8th...

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Sigur Rós, one of the most important bands in the post-rock scene, who successfully carried his journey that started in Iceland to the world, is at the Zorlu Performing Arts Center in Turkey for the first time on June 11th with his long-awaited live performance.

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Duman, Şebnem Ferah, MFÖ, Teoman and Kenan Doğulu are at Cemil Topuzlu Harbiye Outdoor Theatre within the scope of Vodafone Red Harbiye Outdoor Concerts between June 16 and 25 .

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Punk's godmother, musician, composer, poet and writer... Patti Smith, the living legend who made her mark not only in the history of music but also in the history of art, will give her audience a lifelong unforgettable experience on the Challenging PSM stage on June 23rd.

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When? 27 June-25 July

The 23rd Istanbul Jazz Festival will bring istanbulites together with the legends of jazz music this summer with about 50 concerts in over 20 venues with the participation of more than 200 local and foreign artists.

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When? July 17th
Where? Park Forest

Two Door Cinema Club, Django Django, Balthazar, Arthur Beatrice and Sofi Tukker are just some of the names who will perform at One Love this year...

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When? August 8th
Where? Small Farm Park

Masstival hosts Sia, Selah Sue and Oh Land this year.

Ticket:140 TL

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