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Sunday, July 02, 2006

Tarkan in Ankara

By Ayşe Fevri reporting from Ankara, Turkey

Ataturk Culture Centre/AKMIn his first public concert in Ankara, Tarkan performed in a front of a mass crowd yesterday.

Starting in the early evening and lasting a little over two hours, the pop singer performed from a large repertoire of songs in Turkey's capital city.

Tarkan gave the outdoor concert at the Hipprodome near the Atatürk Culture Center (AKM) as part of the Glocalization Conference.

Tarkan at Glocal ForumBuilding on the success of the four previous annual conferences, the Fifth Annual Glocalization Conference has united a prestigious group of representatives from 60 world cities, 40 representatives from international organizations including the World Bank and the United Nations, around 100 singers, businessmen, talented youth leaders and representatives from nongovernmental organizations, between June 30 and July 3 at Ankara's Sheraton Hotel.

Billboard for Tarkan's 1 July concert

Washington, D.C., Mayor Anthony A. Williams, actress Kathleen Turner, musician and music producer Quincy Jones and former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres are among the attendees.

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