From Bsanna-News. Istanbul to host international festivals in July.
Istanbul, European Capital of Culture 2010, will host international tango and jazz festivals in July.
Tango dancers from almost 50 countries will attend “the 7th International Istanbul Tango Festival” which will take place between June 30 and July 4.
Renowned dancers Sebastian Arce, Mariana Montes, Mariano Chico, Frumboli, Juana Spulveda, Adrian Veredice, Alehandra Hobert, Damian Rosenthal, Celine Ruiz, Ruben and Sabrina Veliz will perform in the festival.
“The 17th International Istanbul Jazz Festival” organized by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) and sponsored by Turkey’s Garanti Bankasi will be held between July 1 and 20.
50 concerts will take place in the festival in which more than 300 singers and bands will perform.
The opening of the festival will be held at The Marmara Esma Sultan on July 1.
Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Theatre, Archeology Museum, Aya Irini (Hagia Irene) Museum, Istanbul Modern, Istinyepark, Salon and The Marmara Esma Sultan will host concerts.
Chick Corea Freedom Band, Tony Bennett, Grace Jones, Seal and Martha Wainwright are among performers of the Istanbul Jazz Festival.