Merhaba Eindhoven! Bazaar

Sat 18 Nov ’23 13:00 uur - 18:00 uur
Sat 18 Nov ’23
13:00 uur - 18:00 uur
  • Sat 18 Nov ’23
    13:00 uur - 18:00 uur

Saturday 18 November, the festival Merhaba Eindhoven! will take place in Muziekgebouw Eindhoven. From 1:00 PM the doors will open. The afternoon is dedicated to Turkish culture with music, a colourful bazaar, food and drinks and fun children's activities. There will also be workshops throughout the day, children can do crafts and jump on a bouncy castle. Of course, there will again be food trucks with the tastiest food.

Check out the entire programme below the video.


1:00 PM: Read aloud, Small Hall

A story full of music and excitement for children. By Nazlı Gören Ülkü (trainer and founder of Minik Minik Felsefe) and Demet Altun (Turkish teacher and founder of Taal&Tuur).

2 PM, 3 PM & 4:15 PM: Drum je Vrij (Drum yourself Free), M by Muziekgebouw Eindhoven

Percussion Friends, together with Veysel Dzhesur, give educational percussion workshops focusing on percussion instruments from Turkey. People of all ages, experienced and inexperienced; everyone can join in to experience the fun of playing percussion and learn about the music from Turkey and other parts of the world. Veysel Dzhesur was born in Izmir, Turkey, where he began his musical career. He has since developed into a percussionist with a unique profile, combining traditions and styles from Turkey and the Middle East with Western classical music.

Drum je Vrij is a successful educational primary school project for groups 3 to 8 and is about the freedom you feel when you make music together. It is a collaboration between TROMP Percussion Eindhoven, Percussion Friends, the Van Abbemuseum and CultuurStation.

2:30 PM: Biz Cocuklar, Small Hall

Children's choir Biz Cocuklar performs a colourful repertoire in our small hall. The choir was founded by Seniz Duru.

3:45 PM: Güle oynaya çocuklar kids folk dance, Small Hall

Dance along with folk dance group Güle oynaya çocuklar. Experience this wonderful aspect of the Turkish culture in our Small Hall.

5:00 PM: Harmony Turkish Music Choir & S.A.T.E.N, Small Foyer

S.A.T.E.N is a Turkish pop-rock band founded in Eindhoven. The five band members have been making music together since 2022. S.A.T.E.N mixes Turkish music with Western sounds, creating a bridge through melodies, sounds and compositions. The performance by S.A.T.E.N. is followed by a performance by the Harmonie Populair Turkish Music Choir.