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International Izmir Festival (Turkish : Uluslararası İzmir Festivali) is an arts festival held annually in İzmir, Turkey and organized by the İzmir Foundation for Culture Arts and Education (İKSEV). It is a member of the European Festivals Association. [1] It was held for the first time in 1987 under the name İzmir International Culture and Arts Festival. [2] The most recent edition of the festival was held between 26 May 2018 and 7 July 2018. [3] [4] [5]

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References

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