Kadıköy The Cartoon Festival started in Yoghurtçu Park. The festival will host colorful events from artist talks to lively drawings, exhibitions and auctions until September 26.
Kadıköy organized by the municipality Kadıköy The Cartoon Festival started on September 24 at Yoğurtçu Park. The opening of the festival, which will last for 3 days, started with a talk on the Mongols, moderated by author Güven Erkin Erkal. The opening program was organized in memory of the cartoonist Kaan Ertem, who passed away in June, who helped bring the Mongols group together again.
Speaking at the opening program Kadıköy Mayor Şerdil Dara Odabaşı said, “We used to organize the Line Festival within the Bookkeeping Festival in previous years, but this year we are holding it independently in Yoghurtçu Park. We say it all the time now it's a cliché Kadıköy It is the capital of culture and arts, and one of the important centers that guide culture and art. With this principle and ideal, our support for the Cartoon Festival will continue to increase this year and in the future, as it has in previous years.” said.
After the talk, the Mongols gave a concert. Comic books, cartoon magazines and their products meet with the enthusiasts at the stands set up in the festival area. The program includes workshops for children as well as children's publisher stands.
In the auction section, which is a pleasant habit for collectors, rare magazines and drawings of the cartoon and cartoon world will be auctioned. The auction, which will be organized by the Comic Book Readers Association on Sunday, September 26, will be held between 15.00-18.00.
Two films will be screened in the festival program this year. On Saturday, September 25, at 21.00, Oscar-winning Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki's movie “The Walking Castle” will be able to be watched. It will also be screened in “Spider-Man in the Spider-Verse” directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman on Sunday, September 26 at 21.00 PM.