2011 Çaliş Carnival Craft Fair

Our friends at Fethiye Times have informed us that the 2011 Çalış Carnival gets underway this Sunday with a Spring Street Fair and
Craft Market organised by the Calis Children’s Charity.

Now in its fourth year, the popular annual fair will again take place in the main street in Çalış between the Dolphin junction and the water taxi bridge.

Stalls will be set up along both sides of the road which will be closed to traffic for the day and will be selling a huge range of crafts and handmade goods.

The market will be open from 11.00 to 17.00 pm and all net profits from stall fees and the 3C’s charity stall will go  to help fund children’s projects in the Çalış/Fethiye area.

Other events planned for the popular Çalış Carnival Week includes; A 3C’s Charity Beach BBQ at Mimoza Restaurant on Tuesday 24 May

  • A Street party and Miss Çalış competition on Wednesday 25 May
  • Talks on Carretta turtles and the Çalış Bird Reserve by invited University speakers on Thursday 26 May and the popular 3C’s Charity Promises Auction on Wednesday 1 June.

The main Carnival itself takes place on Saturday 28 May when there will an all day exhibition, the colourful  Carnival parade along Calis promenade and an evening concert headlined by popular Istanbul band Dolopdere Big Gang.

It should be a day of fun not to be missed, if you have just moved to Turkey, this is the perfect place to make new  friends.

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