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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
  • Ticket required

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.

  • Classical Music
  • Dance Events

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.

  • Cultural Activity
  • International festival
  • Tickets required

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.

  • Cultural Activity
  • Ticket required
  • International Festival

Ankara E-Game

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.

Art Ankara

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.

  • World famous artworks
  • Conferences, panels and live workshops
  • At Ato Congresium
  • 16 - 19 March 2017

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