The event Istanbul Culture Days opened in Sarajevo this evening, with the concert of Turkish singer Emel Sayin at Alija Izetbegovic Square, organized by sister cities Istanbul and Sarajevo. On this occasion, Mayor of Istanbul, Kadir Topbaş, paid a one day visit to the capital of BiH.
The arrival of this highly important guest from Turkey to Sarajevo confirms once again strong friendly relations and intense cooperation in various fields, from economy and development to culture, between the two cities which are marking 20 years of sister city relations this year.
The program featuring artists from Istanbul will take place until August 28 at Alija Izetbegović Square, and it will include concerts by the Istanbul City Orchestra, performances of folk dancers from Turkey and concerts of famous Turkish singers Hakan Pekera, Ziynet Sali, Coşkun Karademir and Neşe Demir.
The exhibition Istanbul Culture Days was officially opened today in Sarajevo City Hall, and it will be on display from August 25 to September 11.