Organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to
contribute to Turkey's international mark value, the Turkish Culture Road
Festivals are meeting enthusiasts once again with more inclusive events in five
cities this year. The Culture Road Festivals will be held in Istanbul, Ankara,
Çanakkale, Diyarbakır and Konya provinces on Sept. 16 - Oct. 23.
Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey has been
preserving cultural heritage as a whole with its tangible and intangible
efforts that are showcased to the world through the many significant strategic
events throughout the year. Among these events, the Culture Road Festivals aim
to draw attention to the cultural, architectural and historical heritage of the
cities where they are organized and to introduce different cultural
The 19th International Konya Mystical Music Festival,
which is included in the Turkish Culture Road Festivals, will also take art
lovers to different worlds. In the festival, which will be held between Sept.
22 and 30 as part of the 815th anniversary of the birth of Sufi philosopher
Mevlana Jalaladdin Rumi, musicians Cengiz Özkan from Türkiye, Jordi Savall from
Spain, the El-Hadra Ensemble from Egypt, Teyyub Aslanov from Azerbaijan, Pera
Ensemble from Germany, Nasiba Abdullayeva from Uzbekistan, Dhruv Sangari from
India and Hesameddin Seraj from Iran will perform at the Selcuklu Congress
Center. At the festival, which has become the meeting point of mystical music
from various parts of the world, the people of Konya and those living in the
surrounding cities will enjoy various types of music through open-air concerts.