The Most PrestigiousContest of FolkDances in Turkey, Golden Karagöz

It is a festival organized by Bursa at internationallevel. The first one was organized as, “Bursa Festivaland Horse Breeding Celebration”. The secondfestival was realized on july and the first year onlya group from Israel and the second year only groupsfrom Germany and Israel were participated. In1987, the focus of the contest was changed into folkdances and the name of the festival was convertedto Golden Karagöz Folk Dances Contest. The 20thcontest was realized in 2006 and it has taken placein 15 different stages of which the foremost wasOpen-air Theatre.