Art events held in the Ancient City of Metropolis thousands of years ago come to life again with the Metropolis Theater Festival, which is held for the second time this year. The festival, which will be held between 25-29 May with the participation of master artists, started with a cortege march. At 21.00 in the evening, the play Kybele was staged in the Ancient City of Metropolis.
Art events held in the Ancient City of Metropolis thousands of years ago come to life again with the Metropolis Theater Festival, which is held for the second time this year. The festival, which will be held between 25-29 May with the participation of master artists, started with a cortege march. At 21.00 in the evening, the play Kybele was staged in the Ancient City of Metropolis. The festival, which will last for 4 days in total, started yesterday at 17:00 with a live sculpture show in the old Torbalı Municipality Square. Immediately after the performance, a cortege march took place on Cemali Tuncer Street with the participation of Torbalı Mayor Mithat Tekin, famous artists Zihni Göktay, Salih Kalyon and Murat Atak, theater teams and hundreds of citizens. As the cortege march ended at the Barrier-Free Life Park, Torbalı Mayor Mithat Tekin and famous actors Zihni Göktay, Salih Kalyon and Murat Atak made speeches. After the speeches, Torbalı Municipality Folk Dance team and Uzbekistan State Children's Theater performed two special shows.
TEKIN: OUR FESTIVAL WILL BE TRADITIONAL
After the opening cortege, at 21:00 in the evening, in the Metropolis Ancient City, "Kybele", adapted from the work "I am Anatolia" by Güngör Dilmen, prepared by Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality City Theater team, Eskişehir City Theaters and Symphony Orchestra, and telling about women living in Anatolia. ” was staged. The demonstration, which was followed by approximately 500 citizens, received a standing ovation. Making a statement after the performance, Torbalı Mayor Mithat Tekin thanked the theater team for their performance and said, “Our Metropolis Ancient City, where plays have been staged for thousands of years, is meeting with art and theater once again. Metropolis Theater Festival will now be our traditional festival. This year, we also have guest artists from Uzbekistan. In this respect, our festival has an international dimension. kazanwas. Master names are among us, and I say 'Welcome' to them again. The heart of art will beat in Torbalı for 4 days,” he said. On the other hand, master artist Cihat Tamer could not come to this festival, which he wanted so much, because he was caught in Covid 19.
The activities within the scope of the Theater Festival will continue today. For the first time, the children's theater named The King of Forests, August Bug, will be performed in Yazıbaşı at 11.00:14. At 00:18, Uzbekistan State Children's Theater Ayrancılar Neşet Ertaş will stage the theater play Boz Masharaboz in the Multi-Purpose Hall. Master artists Salih Kalyon and Zihni Göktay will give a talk on “Years Dedicated to Art” at 00:21 at Beyaz Cafe. Finally, at 00:XNUMX, Ekip Atölye Torbalı will stage the theater play 'Antik Aşk'.