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Sound of Europe Festival

12 EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture) members have collaborated with Kadıköy and Ankara Municipalities to create a three-day outdoor music festival ‘Sound of Europe Festival’ focusing on European music for Turkish audiences. The festival brought together music lovers in İstanbul Alan Kadıköy and Ankara Ahlatlıbel Atatürk Park in June 2022 with a rich selection of new and fascinating selections from the European music scene.


By bringing 12 different music groups from Europe together with local artists from Türkiye together on stage, the festival contributed to the establishment of a common platform for dialogue and exchange.


The Danish contribution to the festival was Yo Johnny with Arto Eriksen and his partner Filip Zafirakos.


‘Sound of Europe Festival’ is the latest addition of the EUNIC members in Istanbul and Ankara: Goethe-Institut Istanbul, Goethe-Institut Ankara, Hungarian Embassy in Ankara, Liszt Institute Hungarian Cultural Center Istanbul, Institut Français Istanbul, Institut Français Ankara, Consulate General of Sweden Istanbul, Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Ankara, Danish Cultural Institute Istanbul, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ankara & Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Istanbul, Austrian Cultural Office Istanbul, Austrian Embassy in Ankara, Italian Embassy in Ankara, Luxembourg Embassy Ankara, and with participation of Kadıköy Municipality and Çankaya Municipality.


EUNIC currently counts 38 members based in all EU Member States and associated countries.