Peace Swim ( Datca - Symi )

Peace Swim
Greek and Turkis swimmers give a message of friendship and peace to the world by swimming from Datca to Symi and from Symi to Datca every September 1st - World peace Day

This organizzation is supported by Greek-Turkish friendship association , and after the swimmers meet by the middle between Datca and Symi , Celebrations took place both in Datca and Symi island with participation of Greek and Symi island population.

Cinema Days

Cinema Days

The annual film festival in Datça held between 4-6 Sep, which begins Friday, is making the leap to becoming an international event this year, offering an enriched program to movie-goers in the Aegean province of Muğla.For the last four years, the festival had offered its screenings under the theme “Homage to Cinema’s Masters.”

Event has a four-year background as it is the fruit of a film program that has been held under the title “Tribute to Masters of Cinema” for the past four years. This year it gains the status of film festival with an enhanced program that will offer both feature films and shorts.

Almond Festival

Almond Festival
Organised by the Municipality of Datça. At the Almond Festival regional tastes are in competition, experiences of the local people are discussed and solutions are seeked.

July is the best time to visit Datca for this is the month when the almond trees are in full bloom and the locals celebrate the Almond Festival.

 


Kite Festival

Kite Festival

Datca Kite Festival in April and It's actually a competition among young children. While they can be assisted by adults, they should do most of the work during the two days of the competition.

Two day sof competition is divided into two sections. The first one is the day of construction, during which the children must bring materials and the next day, they may fly their newly made kites alone, with the assistance of an adult or another child.

 

 


Painting Festival

Painting Festival

A festival for children of all schools in Datca to present their best drawings.

A competition between individual pupils and group/class competitions for the best drawings individual school children and groups have made.

Wind Surf Championship

Wind Surf Championship

The 1st race of Turkey Windsurfing Championship was held in Datça of Muğla.

Kubat came in first in women’s race, and was followed by Erdil and Vardarlı, in 2nd and 3rd places.

“Datça occupies a special place among races. Its track is almost perfect and wind here is favorable.”

“We are always happy when we come to Datça because the wind welcomes us.” “The wind is perfect. I won the 1st race, but I lost points in the 2nd because of my own errors.”


Literature Days

Literature Days
The 3rd Datça Literature Days that is organized by the municipality of Datça and the Association of the People of Literature is to take place in Datça between August 12 and 14.
The event is reorganized under the name of “Datça Literature Days.”The poet Özkan Mert is the honorary guest of the festival where Pen Authors Club President Tarık Günersel, The Association president Gökhan Cengizhan, Şadan Gökovalı, Coşkun Karabulut, Hilal Karahan, İsa Gönen , Güzin Oralkan, Adnan Gerger are to give examples of poems at “Poems at Sunset.” Coşkun Karabulut explained, “I am really honoured to be invited to such a unique literature event with master poems of our country. It is a great opportunity for me.”