Located among Afyonkarahisar, Eskişehir, Ankara and Kütahya provinces, the Phrygia Valley, which was promoted with the efforts of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, could be web hosting local and foreign photography artists on June 15 and June 16. At the second International Phrygia Photofest, extra than six hundred photography lovers from Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia, and Turkey get collectively.
With the collaboration of the Governorship and Chamber of Industry and Commerce (ATSO), the competition will take place at Phrygia Valley, Eber Lake and Akdağ, and the pageant objectives to contribute to the merchandising of the place.
Speaking to Anadolu Agency, the mission coordinator and Afyonkarahisar Phrygia Photography Foundation Chairman of the Board Murat Özçelik noted that Phrygia has a 3,000-yr history and has an important cultural background.
Noting that the part of the valley in the district of İhsaniye began becoming a center of enchantment in terms of nature, history and tradition tourism, Özçelik delivered, “Both Phrygia Valley and Afyonkarahisar are areas valuable for united states of America. We organized the first Phrygia Photofest ultimate 12 months nationally and hosted 430 pictures fanatics in Afyonkarahisar within the scope of the competition. This year extra than six hundred photography enthusiasts registered for our international festival this year. Our guests from Azerbaijan, Iran, and Russia will be collective with us this 12 months.”
Rock tombs and fairy chimneys
Özçelik stated that Phrygia is geography with special panorama and the attendees of the festival will get the threat to view the antique towns, rock-carved tombs, and fairy chimneys.
Özçelik similarly stated that the competition may be a complete festival of two days and the honorary guest of this yr’s competition can be İzzet Keribar, the winner of Presidential Culture and Arts Award. Also, Erdal Kınacı, Burak Şenbak, and Özlem Gün Bingöl could be attending the festival.
Along with discussions, there could be “Infrared” and “Creative Photography” workshops. The members of the festival will get the chance to benefit from the wealthy visible beauties of the valley and they could do night time shoots and famous person exposure.
“Since that is residing geography, participants will get the chance to take images of the villages within the valley, nature and history pictures. We may even photograph the herbal beauties of Eber Lake and Akdağ,” stated Özçelik.
Photographer Hatice Köken said she has been a pictures fanatic for the beyond five years and Phrygia Photofest in Afyonkarahisar has added many things to her.
Köken stated that they’ll be selling Phrygia Valley inside the pleasant way feasible at some point of the festival and said they may be expecting quite a few participation in the competition.
“We will go to the natural and historic beauties of in particular Phrygia Valley and Afyonkarahisar. We may be very satisfied to welcome photography fans for artwork in our town,” Köken brought.
Photographer Sedat Buğa stated that participation to 2nd International Phrygia Photofest has doubled in view that final 12 months. “I believe a photographer can discover the whole lot they’re seeking out in Phrygia. Objects appropriate for nature, records, Toronto and macro and plenty of different photography kinds are to be had right here. We can say there is not anything lacking here. Hopefully, this enterprise may be a success,” Buğa stated.