Seferihisar, a cittaslow in Turkey & The 5th International Watercolor Festival & Contest
SEFERIHISAR, the first cittaslow town in Turkey has recently hosted The 5th International Watercolor Festival & Contest.
Many “watercolor artists” from different parts of the World met in Seferihisar on July 4th 2016 and contributed to the great ambiance of art created by all participants and other visitors.
Mr. Tunç SOYER, the mayor of Seferihisar also did his best to make sure the town hosted the guests well. After a beautiful time of sharing LOVE, TOLERANCE & PEACE through art most successful participants received their awards and all went back home with unforgettable memories and the feeling of having contributed to human and humanity as well as having met new friends.
The International Watercolor Society (IWS) is one of the most reputable and influential watercolor constitutions in the world. Currently, it has more than 80 branches all over the world. IWS holds exhibitions in different countries, connecting artists in different nations through our platform.
Watercolor painting is like a language that connects both the Art of East and West. In the recent years, the development has been fascinating where fruitful results were achieved.
As Seferihisar residents we thank Mr. Tunç Soyer (the mayor), Mr. Atanur Doğan (the IWS Founder & President) and all other participants from all over the world for the precious contribution they have made to art and our beautiful town.
SEFERIHISAR is a cittaslow town 40 km south of Turkey and a pioneer in art and cultural activities. For further reading about the town CLICK LINK
2016 SEFERIHISAR WATERPAINT FESTIVAL GALLERY