Located among Afyonkarahisar, Eskişehir, Ankara, and Kütahya provinces, the Phrygia Valley, which become promoted with the efforts of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, could be web hosting neighborhood and overseas pictures artists on June 15 and June sixteen. At the second International Phrygia Photofest, more than six hundred pictures fans from Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia, and Turkey will get together.
With the collaboration of the Governorship and Chamber of Industry and Commerce (ATSO), the festival will take area at Phrygia Valley, Eber Lake, and Akdağ, and the pageant aims to contribute to the promoting of the vicinity. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, the mission coordinator and Afyonkarahisar Phrygia Photography Foundation Chairman of the Board Murat Özçelik mentioned that Phrygia has a three 000-yr record and has a critical cultural history.
Noting that the part of the valley within the district of İhsaniye commenced turning into a center of appeal in terms of nature, records, and culture tourism, Özçelik added, “Both Phrygia Valley and Afyonkarahisar are areas precious for usa. We prepared the first Phrygia Photofest ultimate 12 months nationally and hosted 430 photography fans in Afyonkarahisar in the festival’s scope. These 12 months greater than six hundred pictures fans registered for our global festival this year. Our visitors from Azerbaijan, Iran, and Russia may be collective with us this 12 months.”
Rock tombs and fairy chimneys
Özçelik cited that Phrygia is geography with a unique landscape and the attendees of the competition get the chance to view the vintage cities, rock-carved tombs, and fairy chimneys. Özçelik similarly said that the pageant would be a full competition of days. The honorary guest of this yr’s festival might be İzzet Keribar, the Presidential Culture and Arts Award, winner. Also, Erdal Kınacı, Burak Şenbak and Özlem Gün Bingöl can be attending the competition.
Along with discussions, there may be “Infrared” and “Creative Photography” workshops. The competition members get the threat to enjoy the rich visual beauties of the valley, and they can do night shoots and superstar publicity. “Since that is residing geography, individuals will get the threat to take photos of the villages in the valley, nature and history photographs. We may even photograph the herbal beauties of Eber Lake and Akdağ,” stated Özçelik. Photographer Hatice Köken stated she had been a images enthusiast for the past five years, and Phrygia Photofest in Afyonkarahisar has added much to her.
Köken stated that they’d be selling Phrygia Valley in the fine way possible during the festival and stated they’re watching for lots of participation in the pageant. “We will go to the natural and ancient beauties of specially Phrygia Valley and Afyonkarahisar. We could be delighted to welcome images, lovers, for artwork in our metropolis,” Köken delivered. Photographer Sedat Buğa stated that participation in the 2nd International Phrygia Photofest has doubled considering that closing year. “I consider a photographer can discover everything they may be looking for in Phrygia. Objects appropriate for nature, records, ornito, macro, and many other picture kinds are available here. We can say there may be nothing missing right here. Hopefully, this company may be a fulfillment,” Buğa stated.