Safranbolu “Cultural Heritage and Protectionism” held under the...
Safranbolu again launched its own festival in September 2000
This year’s International Golden Saffron Festival
Secondary Theme is Neighbourhood Culture
The aim of our International Golden Saffron Documentary Film Festival is to maintain the necessary sensitivity for the future generations of Safranbolu, the cultural values that are found in our country in general, “to ensure continuity of protection by cultural infrastructure” and to update it through documentary film festival. “Cultural Heritage and Conservation” is to be able to bring the historical, cultural and natural environment under the light of its theme to the future.
The historical city Safranbolu, which has achieved its daily glory with its own protection, with its splendid Ottoman civil architecture; and again in September 2000 by starting his own festival in the 5th year (2004) and becoming an international organization like himself.
Safranbolu Municipality The 18th International Golden Saffron Photography Contest will take place on the topic of “Cultural Heritage and Protectionism.” The aim in the contest is to draw attention to the areas of concrete heritage which are the common responsibility of the whole world and at the same time to abolish the abstract cultural heritage. The organisation and execution of the International Golden Saffron Photo Contest is held by Safranbolu Municipality.
Our main theme is “Cultural Heritage and Protectionism”, and the side of our competition is “Neighborhood Culture”. The competition is organized in two categories as Professional and Amateur Documentary Film. Participants indicate in which category they participated in the contest on the application form. Student work is assessed in the category of Amateur Documentary Film. The participation conditions are the same for both categories.
Safranbolu Square, the Golden Saffron Documentary Film Festival, Festival Cortej March and many more are all in the glory of Safranbolu with its unique protection, with its natural beauty that has brought daily Ottoman civil architecture with all its natural beauty.
Dr. Fatih ÜRKMEZER
Festival Organisation Committee Chairman
Honorable Safranbolu people,
We would like to thank the people of Safranbolu for their time, from the day we took over the task, to the intense interest of the people of Safranbolu, to their satisfaction and to the confidence we have in them. In the face of these sincere approaches of our people, our desire to perform this sacred task has become more and more intense.