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From 23 to 25 September, Kırşehir, a Creative City of Music, organized the International Neset Ertas Memorial Festival, commemorating the artist with the aim of nurturing local musical culture. Musicians, experts, and city representatives, including over 50 participants from UNESCO Creative Cities such as Afyonkarahisar, Batumi, Hannover, Kutahya and Pesaro, participated in the Festival. Featuring a compilation of concerts, performances and panel discussions, the Festival created an enabling platform for sharing of knowledge, experiences...
On 17 and 18 May 2022, Kırşehir (Turkey), a UNESCO Creative City of Music since 2019, will host its International Music Conference. Organized in collaboration with Kırşehir Ahi Evran University, the Conference will welcome a diversity of participants, with a total of 62 academics from across the globe, as well as speakers from UNESCO Creative Cities of Music including Hannover (Germany), Kansas City (United States of America), Mannheim (Germany) and London (Canada). Participants will share their respective experiences in addressing locally...
Proud to be the first designated Creative City of Music in Turkey, the city of Kırşehir has long been a cradle of innovative musical talent and is often considered as the keystone of Turkish folk music.    From 7-8 July 2021, Kırşehir Municipality, hosted the National Music Workshop, in collaboration with Ahi Evran University Fine Arts Faculty, Kırşehir Culture and Tourism Directorate, Kırşehir City Council, Non-Governmental Organizations and Neset Ertas Fine Arts High School. With a view to preserving, promoting and nurturing...