Listen, dance and work at youth festival

DAILY SABAH
ISTANBUL
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One of the greatest youth festivals in the country, "My Festival" will make those under 21 experience an unforgettable day with singers and bands such as Duman, Büyük Ev Ablukada, Flört, Son Feci Bisiklet, Hayat Meyal and Ansızın Bi'İnfilak on Sunday, Sept. 17.

"My Festival" aims to provide experiences and skills to high school youth and exhilarate attendees with many unique stage performances. The festival, which will be organized at Küçükçiftlik Park, will offer day-long workshops, interviews with sector professionals, innovative technological activities, sports activities and social responsibility projects.

Duman, one of the most popular Turkish bands, Büyük Ev Ablukada with their "Fırtınayt" series comprising of electronic elements, Flört, a festival favorite with their retro sounds, Son Feci Bisiklet, one of the representatives of new generation alternative music, Hayat Meyal, the brand-new band of alternative rock and Ansızın Bi' İnfilak, which gained fame quickly for their songs, will perform.

YouTube phenomenon "Mösyö Taha" will hold a wand-making workshop and a private surprise for My Festival, in which the youth will spend a colorful day with social responsibility projects, interviews in technology, sports, culture and art stations and workshops. Known for the character Kötü Kedi Şerafettin, Bülent Üstün will meet the youth for interviews. Participants can also gain experiences from the virtual reality play area, workshops for notebook and flag making, and permaculture workshops.

The festival will be presented by İbrahim Selim, who is the presenter of Stolk program, a popular Youtube channel.

Küçükçiftlik Park, which has been used as a picnic area, casino and amusement park since the 17th century, is a fully-equipped culture, art and entertainment center now. Having hosted many world famous artists such as Stevie Wonder, Portishead, Neil Young, Tony Bennett, Faith No More, Faithless, Lana Del Rey, Elton John, Scorpions, Fatboy Slim, Iron Maiden, Deep Purple, Darkside and David Guetta, Küçükçiftlik Park hosts many festivals along with concerts, and it supports institutional events, exhibitions, design-shopping events and social responsibility projects. Having the biggest stage in Turkey, Küçükçiftlik Park tries to raise event experiences with its 17,000-person-capacity main area along with its 2000-square-meter garden.

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