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The 23rd Yatağan Knife and Kefe Plateau Festival Begins

Denizli Metropolitan Municipality is organizing the 23rd Yatağan Knife and Kefe Plateau Festival to pass the values of Denizli to the future generations. Denizli Metropolitan Municipality will organize the festival at Kefe Plateau, where talented knife masters and many artists will showcase their skills for three days.
27.08.2018

Investing millions of Turkish lira so far for Denizli's tourism to be active  12 months per year, Denizli Metropolitan Municipality continues to work on behalf of making Denizli a shining city in tourism. In this context, Denizli Metropolitan Municipality organizes the 23rd Yatağan Knife and Kefe Plateau Festival on the Kefe Plateau, which was recently modernized. The festival will take place on Kefe Plateau at 1100 meters altitude, in Yatağan Neighborhood of Serinhisar District between August 31 and September 2, 2018. The guests will have the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent beauty of Kefe Plateau, which was modernized by Denizli Metropolitan Municipality, and to watch the world famous knife and swords shows of the skilful knife masters.


What's in the program?

 

At the festival organized by Denizli Metropolitan Municipality on an area of 171 thousand square meters on Kefe Plateau, mehteran and folk dance performances will take place and also traditional stands will be established. The festival, where talented knife masters and many artists will showcase their skills will begin on Friday, August 31, 2018. The program will be as follows; On Saturday, September 1 at 18:00 the Denizli's poet Ozan Nihat and at 21:00 Işıl Koç will take the stage. On Sunday, September 2, at 21:00, the TRT artist Ali Cakar will meet Denizli.


Invitation from Mayor Osman Zolan to the festival


Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman Zolan said that the festival organized on Kefe Plateau will bring together Denizli people with the plateau culture and Yatağan knives. Inviting all the citizens to the festival, between August 31-September 2, 2018, the Metropolitan Mayor Osman Zolan said, ''Springs and plateau are part of our Denizli's culture, they are the essence. We are waiting for all our citizens to join our festival organized in order to add value to these values, to bring people together with our springs and to show our world famous Yatağan knives. "


Kefe Plateau has a capacity of 250 tents


Denizli Metropolitan Municipality created facilities to meet all kinds of needs of the citizens such as restaurant, butcher, buffet, grocer, tea garden, sports field, playgrounds, laundry, nomad tent and a 250-capacity tent camping area on 171 thousand square meter area on Kefe Plateau.