As part of the Summer Events of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Metro Istanbul Esenler Campus, one of the affiliates of IMM, opened to Istanbulites.
Metro Istanbul; It welcomes children and parents with the “Metro Istanbul Summer School” event between July 10 and September 1, and all cinema lovers from 18 to 24 with “Open Air Cinema Days” between July 7 and August 70.
Turkey's largest urban rail system operator, Metro Istanbul, is making its summer events traditional, with record participation in recent years with the intense interest of Istanbulites. Metro Istanbul opened the doors of its Headquarters Campus in Esenler to Istanbulites with the Metro Istanbul Summer School and Open Air Cinema Days this summer.
Summer in Metro Istanbul will pass with fun and educational activities
Metro Istanbul Summer School, the first of which was held last year with the participation of approximately 300 children, started on July 10 this year. Free events with the participation of children and parents will continue to be held at Esenler Campus until September 1st. In the “Metro Istanbul Summer School” program, which consists of 7 terms of 10 weeks for 11-14 and 2-4 age groups; While robotic coding, aikido, athletics, cartoon, comics workshop, recycling workshop, fire awareness training, badminton, volleyball, basketball, M-farmer, science bus and children's rights training are provided, parents also participate in activities such as face yoga and clay pot making and various activities. can attend seminars.
Ozgur Soy, General Manager of Metro Istanbul, who spoke as part of the summer events, said, “We are opening our public spaces to Istanbulites with the events we have organized since the day we took office. Children are always our priority in our events. We want our children to spend their summer holidays productively with fun and educational activities. We offer different experiences in many fields from cartoons to robotic coding in an environment where they can experience various sports branches and touch the ground. At the same time, we organize programs consisting of artistic and educational activities for our parents, offering the opportunity to spend a joyful and productive time while waiting for their children. Last year, we held a graduation ceremony for approximately 38 children who participated in our program from 300 districts of Istanbul and handed over their certificates. We received very good feedback from both our children and their parents. We are happy to meet with nearly 350 children from different age groups and their parents this year as well.” he said.
We were prepared in cooperation with IMM's subsidiary companies
Stating that they realized the Metro Istanbul Summer School in cooperation with the affiliate companies of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM), Soy said, “We work with IMM affiliate companies. We received support from İSTAÇ in the recycling workshop, from the Institute Istanbul İSMEK in the safe internet and healthy nutrition seminars, from the Istanbul Fire Brigade in the fire awareness training, from the Youth and Sports Branch Directorate in the Science Bus event, and from the Social Services Department in the children's rights trainings. We have prepared a fun and educational summer activity for our children and their mothers. I would also like to thank all our subsidiary companies for their good cooperation with us during this process.”
Metro Istanbul Open Air Cinema Days started
Metro Istanbul Esenler Campus hosted more than 12 people with 10.000 movie screenings last year. Organized for the third time this year, the Metro Istanbul Open Air Cinema Days event meets with moviegoers every Tuesday and Thursday at 18 between July 24 and August 21.00. Popcorn, lemonade and hot drinks are served to the participants in the Open Air Cinema Days event, which is held free of charge.
General Manager Soy said, “We care about turning our stations and campuses into a living space, not only with our vehicles, but also with various activities we do. During the daytime, we welcome children and mothers at the Summer School. In the evening, we accompany the families to their pleasant moments with a cinema screening. Esenler and surrounding districts show great interest in our events and we receive very good feedback. Last summer, we broke a record by hosting 10.000 people at the Open Air Cinema Days. We are happy to meet the people of Istanbul at both the Metro Istanbul Summer School and the Open Air Cinema Days event.”
Information and program calendar about the 'İBB Summer' events, where more than 3 thousand free programs and training will take place, can be accessed on the city's culture and art platform 'Radar Istanbul'.