Kadıköy Municipality organizes the Kadıköy Environment Festival with the slogan 'Give labor to nature' every year and this year the 24-26 was celebrated with the theme 'Toprak' at the Selamiçeşme Freedom Park.
A lot of events were organized at the Kadikoy Environment Festival, where a group of 60 democratic mass organizations, non-governmental organizations, platforms and initiatives were fighting for the environment.
KADIKÖY MUNICIPAL CHAIRMAN ODABAŞI: WE WILL SPEAK MORE ENVIRONMENT
In the past years, the theme of the festival was “Soil ve. Şerdil Dara Odabaşı, the Mayor of Kadıköy, emphasized the necessity of taking measures to protect the soil from the basic sources of life and improving the environmental consciousness, bil We have a responsibility to leave a world that can live to the next generations. Soil is one of our most important legacies. Technology should be one of our main goals to protect our natural resources while the industry is developing. We must develop with nature, not by fighting nature. The healthy progress of life on earth depends on it. Y Odabaşı, who has invited Istanbul residents to Kadıköy Environment Festival, daha We will talk more about the environment as Kadıköy Municipality, we will produce more environmental projects, and we will implement projects that will raise awareness for the environment. We will talk about nature in order to protect the ecological balance, we will talk about leaving less and harmless waste to nature, we will talk about protecting biodiversity, acting in harmony with nature, renewable energy sources. Ek
AGRICULTURAL POLICY DISCUSSED IN TURKEY were
During the 3 day-long event, experts and non-governmental organizations presented their solutions and solutions for environmental issues. The festival was opened with the concert of the Bandistanbul Rhythm and Band group and the children's dance performances. The panel of experts in the field focused on environmental issues.
Within the scope of the festival, Gülsün Gökalp from the Kadikoy City Council, Archaeologist Gülbahar Baran Çelik, Architect Arif Atılgan, City Planner Nilgün Canatar and Ahmet Kıvanç Kutluca from the Kadikoy City Council talked about the meadows in the history of Kadıköy. Can Tonbil from Açık Radyo, writer Rüya Aygüneş, students Atlas Sarrafoğlu and Deniz Cevikus answered the question iler Why We Participate in Climate Strike Açık.
One of the important session in Kadikoy Environment Festival "Agricultural Policies in Turkey" was. Cheese expert and activist Ilhan Koçull, CHP PM Member, Agricultural Engineer Richard Morningstar, Farmers Confederation of Trade Unions (Çiftçi-Sen) Founding President Abdullah Aysen and the Chamber of Agricultural Engineers Istanbul Branch President Ahmet Atalik with the participation of actual panel at the point where agriculture in Turkey on the table.
'From the Aegean to Marmara Ecology Struggle' panel in Izmir Ahmet Soysal, Ozer Akdemir from the Aegean Environment and Culture Platform (EGEÇEP), Pınar Bilir, Çanakkale City Council Environment Assembly President, Selçuk Koçum from the Northern Forests Defense (KOS), activist Cemil Aksu and lawyer Ali Arif Cangı took the floor. The "Founder of Healthy Living" in the Panel "Not Concrete for Living," Nurçin Çağlar, Okan Çağlar, Physiology expert. Dr. Dr. Nazan Uysal Harzadin, Cardiology specialist Zülfikar Danaoğlu, Cardiologist Dr. Baybars Türel, Specialist in Child Diseases Hande Namal Türkyılmaz, Ophthalmologist Prof. Dr. Sultan Kaya Ünsal, Specialist in Micro Surgery Dr. Hüsrev Purisa, Phytotherapy specialist Dr. Bekir Uğur Yavuzcan (Phytotherapy), Neurology Specialist Dr. Banu Tasci Fresco, and Internal Medicine specialist. Aytaç Montenegro on the topic of healthy life on the table.
IMPORTANCE TO BIKE IN THE FESTIVAL
One of the most important topics of the Environmental Festival was bicycle transportation. Kadikoy, to promote the culture of bicycles, to provide an alternative life to the car traffic works carried out by the Municipality of Kadikoy in the festival organized the highlights of the bike. In this context, the Coast Cycling Team 'Bike in Traffic, Right to Legal Legal Rights', the second Spring Cycling Experience, Bicycle Bike Initiative, Pedal Friend cycling and experiences were conveyed in order to encourage the use of bicycles by people over the age of 40.
COLORED INTERVIEWS ON THE ENVIRONMENT
Artists and writers also shared their experiences in the environmental festival. Writer Buket Uzuner told the Book of 'Earth. At the festival, topics such as the effects of plastics on the nature, the damages of Palm oil, and the issues that will question consumption habits were discussed. Meral Avcı and Unal Akkemik, faculty members of Istanbul University, discussed the ken Natural and Cultural Plant Diversity in Istanbul Avcı and organized interviews on topics such as veganism and ecological life. Earth Association, 'Cook Another For' activity with the 3 cooking during the day. It was aimed to gain experience of the participants with the stands established in the festival area. Works such as Rainwater Harvest Workshop, Vegan Kitchen Workshop, Seed Ball Workshop for Bees, Terrarium Production, Zero Waste Workshop, Cloth Bag Workshop, File Bag Workshop, City Gardening, Origami Workshop, Stopmotion Cinema Workshop.
A COLORFUL FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN
The children were not forgotten during the festival. In order to encourage children to eat healthy foods and to remove them from industrial food, workshops were organized to make healthy snacks with children. With the play 'My Colorful Life My Life', messages were given to the children about proper nutrition. Children's books writers also organized reading workshops for children. Ezgi Gül Kahraman gave information about medicinal plants to children with 'Vera's Medicinal Flowers' workshop. Tülin Kozikoğlu 'Apple Apple' Tell Me ', Sima Ozkan' The Zero Waste Book of the Sea 'workshop was with children. Among the activities that will be of interest to children are: Doğa Çantam Atölyesi, You Have Message From Picture From Nature, Planting With Stitches, Seed Ball Workshop, Children's Yoga, Philosophy Workshop With Children, Mud Turning Workshop.
A CONCERT EVERYONE
Every day of the festival colored another concert. Istanbul Ahenk, Sade Kaave, Tomurcuk Foundation Rhythm Group, Evrim Ateşler, Okeanos Greek Music Ensemble
PLASTICS FOR THIS FESTIVAL!
Kadikoy Municipality, 'Zero Waste' campaign within the scope of the disposable plastic and paper materials to prevent the use of flasks or trophies in the festival called for the visit. In the area, there were exhibitors and kiosks. Tea and coffee were offered to those who come with a cup and thermos at the kiosk belonging to Kadikoy Municipality.