REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

The 11th International Nemrut Commagene Festival

Mt Nemrut And The Commagene Kingdom

Nemrut mountain is within the boarders of Adiyaman - Kahta at 2150 m. high. On the top of it, there is a tumulus, huge statues and inscriptions which belong to Commagene Kingdom (BC 69 - AD 72)

The are is National Park, site field and it has been included to the World Heritage List by UNESCO. This place is considered as the eighth wonder of the world, heavenly throne of the gods, world's highest open air museum and is the place where the sun rises and sets best in the world. And also it is defined the place where the West and East meet.

With all these features and its mysteries unsolved till our day it is not only our country's one of the most important cultural heritages but is also the world's.

The 11th International Nemrut Commagene Festival

Programme

05 September 2003, Friday
17:00 Festival Parade
17:30 Opening Ceremony
Opening Speeches
Folk Dances
18:30 Cocktail and Film on Nemrut (Hotel Zeus)
06 Eylül 2003 - Cumartesi
09:00 Departure from Zeus Hotel
09:15 Historical Site Seeing
- Karakus Hill
- Roman Bridge (Cendere)
- New Castle
- Arsemia
13:00 Lunch at Damlacik Village
14:30 Departure to Nemrut
16:30 Concert in Nemrut
- Leman Sam
- Tuluyhan Ugurlu (Piano)
20:00 Departure from Nemrut
20:30Dinner and Harfane Night Fun at the Hotel Kervansaray
24:00 Departure from Hotel Kervansaray
07 September 2003, Sunday
10:00 Excursion in Adiyaman Museum The Antique Perre
13:00 Lunch
18:00 Folk Dances (Adiyaman)
19:00 Public Concert in Kahta Stadium
21:00 Concert in Adiyaman Tuluyhan Ugurlu (Piano)