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The 11th International Nemrut Commagene Festival


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Posted 15 August 2003 - 06:13

The 11th International Nemrut Commagene Festival (5-7 September 2003)

11'inci Uluslarası Nemrut Kommagene Festivali (5-7 Eylül 2003)

Kahta - Adıyaman - Turkey

Mt. Nemrut and The Commagene Kingdom

Nemrut Mountain is within the borders of Adiyaman - Kahta at 2150m high. On the top of it, there is a tumulus, huge statues and inscriptions which belong to Commagene Kingdom (BC 69 - AD 72.) The area is National Park, site field and it has been included to the World Heritage List by UNESCO. This place is considered as the eight wonder of the world, heavenly throne of the gods, world's highest open air museum and is the place where the sun rises and sets best in the world. Also it is defined the place where the West and East meet. With all these features and its mysteries unsolved till our day it is not only our country's one of the most important cultural heritages but is also the world's.

Nemrut Tepesi, Adıyaman (Kahta) sınırları içerisinde olup, 2150 m yüksekliğindedir. Dağın zirvesinde Kommagene Krallığına (M.Ö 69 - M.S 72) ait bir tümülüs, devasa heykeller ve kitabeler bulunmaktadır. Alan, milli park ve SİT alanı statüsünde olup, UNESCO tarafından 'Dünya Kültür Mirası' listesine alınmıştır. Burası, dünyanın 8. harikası, tanrıların göksel tahtı, dünyanın en yüksek açık hava müzesi, güneşin en güzel doğup-battığı ve doğu ile batının buluştuğu yer olarak tanımlanmaktadır. Bütün bu özellikleri ve hala çözülemeyen gizemleriyle sadece ülkemiz değil, Dünyanın da en önemli kültür miraslarından birisidir.

THE PROGRAM

05 SEPTEMBER 2003, FRIDAY
17:00    Festival Parade
17:30    Opening Ceremony
          -Opening Speeches
          -Folk Dances
18:30    Cocktail and Film on Nernrut (Hotel Zeus)

06 SEPTEMBER 2003, SATURDAY
09:00    Departure from Zeus Hotel
09:15    Historical Site Seeing
           -Karakuş Hill
           -Roman Bridge (Cendere)
           -New Castle
           -Arsemia
13:00    Lunch at Damlacik Village
14:30    Departure to Nemrut
16:30    Concert in Nemrut
           -Leman SAM
           -Tutuyhan UĞURLU (Piano)
20:00    Departure from Nernrut
20:30    Dinner and Harfane Night Fun at The Hotel Kervansaray
24:00     Departure from Hotel Kervansaray

07 SEPTEMBER 2003, SUNDAY
10:00    Excursion in Adiyaman
           -Museum
           -The Antique Perre
13:00    Lunch
18:00    Folk Dances (Adiyaman)
19-00    Public Concert in Kahta Stadium
21:00    Concert in Adiyarnan
           -Tuluyhan Uğurlu (Piano)
Invitation

We will be honored if you would be kind enough to participate in this festival which will take place on 5-7 September 2003

Ahmet Turanlı-Kahta Belediye Başkanı-Mayor of Kahta
Türker Öksüz-Kahta Kaymakamı-District Governor of Kahta
Halil İbrahim Daşöz-Adıyaman Valisi-Governor of Adıyaman



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