5 state theater festivals now affiliated with European association
Five annual international theater festivals organized by the Turkish State Theaters (DT) are now affiliated with the European Festivals Association (EFA). It was decided at an annual EFA meeting held on April 20 in the Spanish city of Granada that the Turkish festivals would be included on the list of EFA festivals, the Anatolia news agency reported on Tuesday, citing a written statement issued recently by the DT. The State Theaters-Sabanci Adana International Theater Festival; the Anatolian city of Konya's festival of Turkic-language theaters, Bin Nefes Bir Ses (1,000 Breaths, One Voice); the Kucuk Hanimlar Kucuk Beyler (Little Ladies, Little Gentlemen) children's festival in Ankara; the International Black Sea Theatre Festival; and the Antalya International Theater Festival are now on the list of EFA festivals. Other Turkish festivals affiliated with the EFA include the Ankara International Music Festival, the International Bursa Festival and the International Izmir Festival.