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Denizli Glass Festival Begins

Denizli Municipality has undertaken a new project which will set an example to other cities. Denizli Glass Festival will be conducted between the 6-8 May.
Denizli Municipality has undertaken a new project which will set an example to other cities. Denizli Glass Festival will be conducted between the 6-8 May. Festival is commencing with collaboration of Denizli Municipality and Karma Design Workshop. Also Julie Anne Denton from Sweden, Sally Carver from England, Christian Arnold from Australia, Assoc. Dr. Mustafa Ağatekin from Turkey and Ahmet Özdeniz glass craftsman were invited as guests at the Festival.
On the first day of the festival artists will perform their works. Viewers will participate in the activity of glass bead making. Face painting and glass bottle painting activities for children will be held. Julie Anne Denton Swedish glass artist and Mehmet Rabuş General Manager of Denizli Glass also will lecture at the festival. Anatolian University's 'patte de verre' (a different technique of glass) will be implemented at the second day of the festival. Decorative glass making, introduction films and the show of fire dancers will be the other events of the day. Christian Arnold Australian glass craftsman and Oya Akman Şenocak industrial product designer will attend the conference as a speaker. On the last day of the festival while glass artists are continuing their performances also studies in marbling with glass rods and glass decoration will be realized. Assoc. Dr. Mustafa Ağatekin from Anadolu University and Lucio Bubacco will give information about glass art at the conference. During the festival glass sculpture will be inaugurated. The opening of the glass sculpture in which the pieces will be produced during the festival duration.

Glass exhibition will be opened

Meanwhile, the glass art works of Ahmet Özdeniz, Camekan Workshop (Gamze Araz Eskinazi/Yasemin Sayınsoy), Christian Arnold, Ebru Susamcıoğlu Yücel, Asst. Assoc. Dr. Ekrem Kula, Emel Vardar, Erkin Saygı-Ruhcan Topaloğlu Glass Workshop, Research Assistant Esin Küçükbiçmen, Fatih Duruerk, Gaye Döşer, Heyacan Ural, İnci Karakaş, Julie Anne Denton, Köksal Türker, Lale Özer, Araş. Gör. Mehmet Aydın, Mehmet Kömürcü, Menekşe Bilgiç, Merve Yörükçü, Assoc.Dr. Mustafa Ağatekin, Ömür Duruerk, Özlem Ercan, Sally Carver, Semrin Korkmaz, Tülin Akgül, Yeşim Sanatçı and students of Glass Department of Anadolu University will be exhibited at the 'Glass Exhibition'.
Denizli Cam will also participate in the exhibiiton with distinct pieces from Çeşm-i Bülbül collection.