ANCA World Autism Festival Held in Alanya in 2018

Turkey and many autistic individuals from abroad, their families and that allows the participation of experts, which is in central Vancouver, Canada ANCA World Autism Festival, the successful passing 2017 festival after 24 to 25th of April 2018 was held in Alanya again. We participated in the festival organized by Otisium Autism Sports Life Application Center under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and together with IZOT Izmir Autism Orchestra and Choir as Music Autism. Participants who watched scientific presentations during the day, Ph.D. Orcun Berrakcay presented the evening events stage performances of individuals with autism.

Autism Documentary Movie “Everything That I Learned”

On April 2, 2018, World Autism Awareness Day, “Everything That I Learned”, which was broadcasted on TRT Documentary Channel, we took part with IZOT Izmir Autism Orchestra and Choir. The documentary, which includes 7 different people with autism, also includes the stories of IZOT members Beril Zorlu and Sercan Berk Vardar. In this context, Ph.D. Orcun Berrakcay had an interview about the relationship between music and autism is frequently emphasized in the documentary. Thank you the director Nilgun Eroglu Maktav and TRT Documentary Channel.

IZOT Izmir Autism Orchestra and Choir Konya Concert in Turkey

IZOT Izmir Autism Orchestra and Choir were invited by Selcuklu Municipality to Konya. We had the first concert at Selcuklu Congress Center on the 18th of November, 2017 in Konya, Turkey. Turkey Autism Council (TOM) members attended to our concert. We would like to say thanks to SOBE Autism Foundation and Selcuklu Municipality.

Pianist Beril Zorlu had a concert at Yunus Emre Institution in Budapest, Hungary

Beril Zorlu, who is a pianist with autism, had a concert on the 28th of November 2017 at Yunus Emre Institution in Budapest, Hungary with the financial contributions of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism GENC-DES Project. We would like to say thanks to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey, Mr. Sakir Fakili who was the Turkish Ambassador of Hungary, and Mr. Yakup Gul who is the Director of the Budapest Yunus Emre Institution for their contributions.

IZOT Concert in Vienna Yunus Emre Institution in AUSTRIA

IZOT Izmir Autism Orchestra and Choir had a concert at Vienna Yunus Emre Institution on the 1st of November 2017 in Austria. We would like to say thanks to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey and Ms. Ayse Yorulmaz who was the Director of the Vienna Yunus Emre Institution for their contributions.

IZOT Concert in Budapest Yunus Emre Institution in HUNGARY

IZOT Izmir Autism Orchestra and Choir had a concert at Budapest Yunus Emre Institution on the 29th of September 2017 in Hungary. We would like to say thanks to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey, Mr. Sakir Fakili who was the Turkish Ambassador of Hungary, and Mr. Yakup Gul who is the Director of the Budapest Yunus Emre Institution for their contributions.