Meet the tallest person in the world and eat his food too
The Anatolian Turkish Festival is an event for everyone in the family.
Meet the world's tallest person, Sultan Kosen, in person, celebrate cultural diversity, and have a very Turkish experience at Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour on the 1st and 2nd of March 2014, with the Anatolian Turkish Festival brought to you by Bayram Turkish Cultural Association, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of cultural diversity in Australia.
Turkish men in traditional garb.
Saturday, 1 March 2014, features music from DJ Baki, the Anatolian multicultural music band Tililili, the Ottoman Military Band, the Turkish bands Grup Anadolu and Grup Gelisim, Oguzhan Sozubek and band, Samet Dilber and the Blacksea group, and Grup Istanblue. The Ekol School of Arts and Amity College will be showcasing traditional Anatolian folk dances and whirling dervishes, while Levent Artan will perform a vocal solo with guitar accompaniment.
The Traditional Turkish folk dance is a lovely performance to behold.
Sunday, 2 March 2014, will still feature music from DJ Baki, the Anatolian multicultural music band Tililili, the Ottoman Military Band, the Turkish bands Grup Anadolu, Grup Gelisim, and Samet Dilber and the Blacksea group, plus Hakan Onuk and group, and Adem Ozbakan and group. Soprano Ayse Goknur will be singing with piano accompaniment from Fiona McCabe, and the evening will be marked by a concert of Yusuf Guney.
Merchant stalls in the Anatolian Turkish Festival will feature some of the best of Turkish arts, culture, and cuisine.
The Anatolian Turkish Festival is part of the City of Sydney's Living in Harmony Festival 2014. It showcases cultural and musical performances. It is a free event, and the venue and toilets are wheelchair accessible. Be sure to visit one of the many stores where you can taste the finest Anatolian Turkish cuisine, art and culture.
The concert caps the Anatolian Turkish Festival and there is a big crowd keen to enjoy the music for the night.