04
October
Canan Tan

Canan Tan, a graduate of the Ankara University Pharmaceutics Faculty, won first place in a poetry competition organized by the Hisar Magazine when she was only a high school student. In 1996, she participated in a humorous stories competition organized by İnkılap Kitabevi and her work titled “İster Mor, İster Mavi” (Purple or Blue) was chosen for printing. After that she won another first place in the Rıfat Ilgaz Funny Stories Competition. In 2002 her first story book for adults “Çikolata Kaplı Hüzünler” (Chocolate Covered Sorrow) came out and in 2003 her first novel “Piraye” was released. Canan Tan continues as an author of many different subjects from comical stories to children’s literature and from stories to novels with the support and love of her readers.

Date: 4 October 2017

Place: Food Court Lounge

Time: 15:00

07
October
Uluslararası Kukla Tiyatrosu Festivali

A CHILD’S FAIRYTALE TURUNÇ’S GARDEN

“Turunç’s Garden” tells how every child is a unique talent while discussing the themes of friendship, honesty and imagination. While the play shows children how to transform “boredom”, a frequent problem in our present day, to play and productivity and it also encourages children to wonder about their potential.

Date: 7 - 8 October 2017

Place: Akasya -1. Floor Activity Area

Sessions: 14:00 & 16:00


sessions

08
October
Uluslararası Kukla Tiyatrosu Festivali

A CHILD’S FAIRYTALE TURUNÇ’S GARDEN

“Turunç’s Garden” tells how every child is a unique talent while discussing the themes of friendship, honesty and imagination. While the play shows children how to transform “boredom”, a frequent problem in our present day, to play and productivity and it also encourages children to wonder about their potential.

Date: 7 - 8 October 2017

Place: Akasya -1. Floor Activity Area

Sessions: 14:00 & 16:00


sessions

11
October
Ümmiye Koçak

Ümmiye Koçak, who was born in Adana’s Çelemli Village in 1957, established the Arslanköy Women’s Theatre Group in Mersin Arslanköy in 2001 to show the whole world what village women go through. The “Yün Bebek” (Yarn Baby) film written and directed by Koçak, which was premiered at the 49th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, won the “Best Eurasian Woman Artist in Cinema” award for Ümmiye Koçak in the New York Eurasian Film Festival. Ümmiye Koçak has written 15 theatre plays to date and nearly 50 thousand viewers all over Turkey have been able to watch them.

Date: 11 October 2017

Place: Akasya Kültür, Sanat and Cinema Floor, 3. Floor

Time: 15:00

Containment is limited. Reservation: 0533 418 72 83
(between 12.00 and 18.00 hours)


14
October
Uluslararası Kukla Tiyatrosu Festivali

Kuklita

This year will be watching the Bighearted Monster play by KukLita. Our beloved puppet was brought up to be a total road rage, when he started working he loved the people he met and then he tries to learn all of the right rules to teach everyone else. But when the things that he learnt in his monster education and the things that he must do clash, he falls into weird situations.

Date: 14 - 15 October 2017

Place: Akasya -1. Floor Activity Area

Sessions: 14:00 & 16:00

15
October
Uluslararası Kukla Tiyatrosu Festivali

Kuklita

This year will be watching the Bighearted Monster play by KukLita. Our beloved puppet was brought up to be a total road rage, when he started working he loved the people he met and then he tries to learn all of the right rules to teach everyone else. But when the things that he learnt in his monster education and the things that he must do clash, he falls into weird situations.

Date: 14 - 15 October 2017

Place: Akasya -1. Floor Activity Area

Sessions: 14:00 & 16:00

18
October
Dr. Yavuz Dizdar

Dizdar, a graduate of the Istanbul University Medical Faculty, completed his specialty training in pharmaceutical sciences at the Istanbul University Medical Faculty Pharmacology Department in 1989-1992 and on cancer at the Radiology Oncology Department in 1992-1996. In addition to this education, he also earned his doctorate in cancer biology and immunology at the Istanbul University Oncology Institute. He still works as a radiation oncology specialist at the same institution.

Date: 18 October 2017

Place: Food Court Lounge

Time: 15:00

21
October
Uluslararası Kukla Tiyatrosu Festivali

The Bulgarian State Theatre Here, There and Everywhere

An example of variety just like its name, “Here, There and Everywhere”. The Bulgarian State Theatre’s experienced couple will present amazing dances, music of the world and many styles of puppets in this colorful play by the company called Trio.

Date: 21 - 22 October 2017

Place: Akasya -1. Floor Activity Area

Sessions: 14:00 & 16:00

22
October
Uluslararası Kukla Tiyatrosu Festivali

The Bulgarian State Theatre Here, There and Everywhere

An example of variety just like its name, “Here, There and Everywhere”. The Bulgarian State Theatre’s experienced couple will present amazing dances, music of the world and many styles of puppets in this colorful play by the company called Trio.

Date: 21 - 22 October 2017

Place: Akasya -1. Floor Activity Area

Sessions: 14:00 & 16:00

25
October
Ufuk Koçak

Ufuk Koçak, a Variable Weight World Free Diving Record Breaker, was trapped for 3 days under ruble after the August 17, 1999 earthquake and lost family, friends and his legs. Standing again with prostheses at the age of 22, Koçak has set up camp in many mountains, climbed rocks and waterfalls, water skied, sailed, gone diving, played tennis, basketball and actively done sports in many fields including swimming and wind surfing. As Turkey’s first Handicapped Diving Instructor, Koçak is also the coordinator of the Sea without Barriers project.

Date: 25 October 2017

Place: Akasya Kültür, Sanat and Cinema Floor, 3. Floor

Time: 15:00

Containment is limited. Reservation: 0533 418 72 83
(between 12.00 and 18.00 hours)

28
October
Karikatür Atölyesi

At the caricature workshop children can learn basic information about caricature, drawing techniques, applications, how to create characters and how to color them by practical methods. Children will learn all the basics of caricatures in line with their age level and transfer different subjects step by step to paper within a certain time period. We await all children to come and experience the fun world of caricatures in our workshop.

Date: 28 - 29 October 2017 / 4 - 5 November 2017 / 11 - 12 November 2017

Place: Akasya -1. Floor Activity Area

Sessions: 14:00 & 16:30

29
October
Karikatür Atölyesi

At the caricature workshop children can learn basic information about caricature, drawing techniques, applications, how to create characters and how to color them by practical methods. Children will learn all the basics of caricatures in line with their age level and transfer different subjects step by step to paper within a certain time period. We await all children to come and experience the fun world of caricatures in our workshop.

Date: 28 - 29 October 2017 / 4 - 5 November 2017 / 11 - 12 November 2017

Place: Akasya -1. Floor Activity Area

Sessions: 14:00 & 16:30

29
October
Brass Band

The Republic Band, comprised of eight members, will bring the festivities of the Republic holiday to Akasya guests with a repertoire of marches on the 29th of October Republic Day.

Date: 29 October 2017

Time:12.00 
          13.30 
          15.00 
          16.30

UPCOMING EVENTS
21
October
The International Puppet Theatre Festival

The Bulgarian State Theatre Here, There and Everywhere

An example of variety just like its name, “Here, There and Everywhere”. The Bulgarian State Theatre’s experienced couple will present amazing dances, music of the world and many styles of puppets in this colorful play by the company called Trio.

Date: 21 - 22 October 2017

Place: Akasya -1. Floor Activity Area

Sessions: 14:00 & 16:00

04
October
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Canan Tan
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07
October
Saat: 00:00
The International Puppet Theatre Festival
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08
October
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The International Puppet Theatre Festival
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11
October
Saat: 00:00
Ümmiye Koçak
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14
October
Saat: 00:00
International Puppet Theatre Festival
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15
October
Saat: 00:00
International Puppet Theatre Festival
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18
October
Saat: 00:00
Dr. Yavuz Dizdar
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21
October
Saat: 00:00
The International Puppet Theatre Festival
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22
October
Saat: 00:00
The International Puppet Theatre Festival
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25
October
Saat: 00:00
Ufuk Koçak
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28
October
Saat: 00:00
Caricature Workshop
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29
October
Saat: 00:00
Caricature Workshop
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29
October
Saat: 00:00
Brass Band
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