Throughout the year, the city of Ankara hosts numerous historic events and cultural festivals.
Ankara International Film Festival
The 27th Ankara International Film festival is organised by Halkbankası with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Cankaya&Yenimahalle Municipaliy and European Delegation: A great event for cinema lovers.
Awards will be announced in Gala Dinner
Prestigious Films and Events
Ankara International Music Festival
The 34th International Music Festival will be celebrated in April 2017. Many international musicians and artists are expected and the audience can look forward to amazing concerts and shows.
International Comedy Festival
The most popular Turkish and international comedians attend the International Comedy Festival. In the first year more than 24 comedians contributed to this event welcoming 17.650 visitors. Spend a cheerful day with your family and friends at the next Comedy Festival in 2017.
International Ankara Theatre Festival
This year, 21st International Ankara Theatre Festival will delight a large audience between 12 and 28 November 2016. The festival will be presenting many professional and amateur plays of Turkish Theater as well as international theatre groups.
The E-Game Show in Ankara welcomes both international and local game programmers, developers, designers and manufacturers. Many game developing companies are based in Ankara and will attend the E-Game Show. The event also includes tournaments, conferences and events for both kids and adults.
The Contemporary Art Fair is an art event. In 2016 more than 2,000 world-famous artworks by 400 artists have been exhibited at the fair on behalf of 71 galleries, museums and institutions. The fair has great potential to be included in the international art calendar in the near future.