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KTLN Archives: Preview performance before Cupramontana trip 22nd July 2012

Twin town trip to Cupramontana Twin town trip to Cupramontana

This report is from the KTLN Archives, from 22nd July 2012.

This afternoon, a number of VIPs attended a preview performance from the delegation about to travel to Kalkan's twin town of Cupramontana.

Amongst the people in the audience, were Italy's former Ambassador in Turkey, Carlo Marsili, and his wife Selva, the Kaymakam (governor) of Kaş, Selami Kapankaya, and Kalkan's Mayor, Saim Karakurt.

They were treated to great performances of music and traditional Turkish dancing, at the Vakıf building on Şehitler Caddesi.

The eight day visit
The Mayor of Cupramontana has invited performers from Kalkan to go over, and take part in a dance and music festival, to be held in Cupramontana, between 25th and 31st July.

Local musician, Sadık Öğretir and one other teacher, is taking a group of 20 people to perform at this festival.  There are ten children aged between 9 and 13 who will sing and play accordions, whilst ten adults, aged between 22 and 30 will perform traditional dances.

 Below: A few photos from this afternoon.

Cupramontana performance

Cupramontana performance

Cupramontana performance

We wish them a successful trip.


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