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INTERNATIONAL "GOLDEN HANDS" FESTIVAL
INTERNATIONAL "GOLDEN HANDS" FESTIVAL

International 'Golden hands' FestivalWhat is it ?

This is a project that meets international hand artists together with the organization of Municipality of Beyoglu and Culture City Foundation Foundation for 5 years. 65 Artists all over the world participated in the 6th festival with the organization of Municipality f Beyoglu, Ministry of Culture and Culture City Foundation Foundation.

International 'Golden hands' FestivalWhy ?

The fast production addiction brings on lives some standard end only type products that produced after those fast production industries. In this Industry, hand art couldn’t compete and the artist's numbers started to decrease immediately. And for the purpose to encourage them and because of the belief Culture City Foundation Foundation believes about the importance of hand arts, they are existing the project.

 

International 'Golden hands' FestivalWith whom we do this ?

It is a festival sourced out from the cooperation of Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Municipality of Beyoglu and Culture City Foundation Foundation which the 6th one existed this year. Culture City Foundation Foundation worked in the periods of searching, foldering and sourcing in this project.


 

International 'Golden hands' Festival

When ?

International Golden Hands Festival takes place once in the year. This year, it existed in Tepebasi between the dates 20-29 July, 2011 with the cooperation of Municipality of Beyoglu and Culture City Foundation Foundation.

 

  

International 'Golden hands' FestivalWhat did we do ?

This festival is existed between the dates 20-29 July, 2011 in Tepebasi with the participation of very precious 65 artists. This year the theme was "Life Tree" motify.

The International and Traditional "Golden Hands" Hand arts' days which traditionally take place in Taksim Gezi Park every year with the cooperation of Ministry of Culture, Municipality of Beyoglu existed this year with an additional support of Culture City Foundation Foundation. Ministry of Culture Mahmut Evkuran participated in the opening ceremony of the project which had the theme oh "Life Tree" this year.

International 'Golden hands' FestivalPresident Demircan who made a speech in the meeting ceremony in the event hall told that they have been welcoming 500 or more artists from all over the world since the first day of the project. He mentioned that every year have a different theme and for this year he explained why the theme is Life Tree with the following words : "We pointed out Kundekari in 2007 and Cintemani in 2009 and porcelain arts in 2010 in this project which aims to project and give more life to hand arts. This year, we choosed Life Tree because it describes the belief of Turkish People of passing through the eternity life and death which had also traditionally used before and after the Islam by the Turkish People and the friendship we have in "Golden Hand" is very similar to this life tree for 6 years. Our friendship with own artists and hand arts have been staying alive like this life tree and it will be.

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