The open call for Flying Carpet Festival 2022 artist-in-residence is now open. The deadline for submitting the application form is February 28th, 2022. The festival will occur between September 15th-25th in Mardin, Turkey, and surrounding cities.
Flying Carpet is a volunteer-based collective of world-class musicians, circus artists, visual artists, designers, and visionaries who believe in the power of music and arts as a catalyst for positive change in the lives of vulnerable and refugee children in war-afflicted regions of the world.
The Flying Carpet Children Festival is an intensive learning platform for artists and vulnerable children alike to create a harmonious experience through music, circus, dance, light, beauty, and truth. We organize festivals specializing in forward-thinking design, music, and art dedicated to educating children who need it most. The festival selects artists, musicians, and visionaries from all over the world with the common goal of creating the best possible educational experience for vulnerable children traumatized by war and conflict.
Cultural and artistic opportunities in modern societies form a large portion of social activities and are available to the citizens of those countries on a massive scale. However, the problems that such societies are mostly suffering from on a global scale such as terrorism, violence, and delinquencies come from societies where cultural opportunities and exposure to beauty is rare to non-existent. Therefore, it is necessary for more privileged communities to invest in the cultural activities of deprived societies in order to educate and generate productive members for the world…
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