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International Festival of Military Music

29/06/2019 jusqu'au 29/06/2019

Posted on 24 June 2019, in News

International Festival of Military Music

Saturday, June 29 on the occasion of the 18th international festival of military music, an aubade will be made in front of the Cavalry museum from 15 p.m. to 15:30 p.m. by IZNIC MEHTER.

A MEHTER (Turkish word meaning together, group) or MEHTER TAKIMI was once a company responsible for stewardship and a military orchestra under the Ottoman Empire. In times of peace, the sultan's order was to encourage the nation with lively music.
In 1953, the MEHTER was reconstituted as an institution of historical, cultural and tourist interest. Today, the orchestra performs several times a week at the Imperial Museum in Istanbul, during festivals and official ceremonies. With these costumes, his musical instruments and lively music.