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Zeytinli Rock Festival 2022 Canceled

The Zeytinli Rock Festival, which was planned to be held in Burhaniye district of Balikesir on 17-21 August, was canceled by the decision of the district governor’s office.

The Burhaniye District Governorate did not allow the Zeytinli Rock Festival, which will take place for the 7th time in Balikesir Burhaniye.

In the official letter sent to the organization company’s permission request, it was stated that there were security and public order problems in previous festivals.

More than 50 artists and bands, including Selda Bagcan, Sertab Erener, Athena, Ceza, Duman and Mor ve Otesi, would take the stage at the festival.


Burhaniye District Governor Ilyas Memis gave the following response to the application of the Million Production Organization Company: “Your petition of interest has been examined and your request for the Camp Zeytinli Rock Festival, which you plan to organize on August 1721 at the address of Ali Cetinkaya Mahallesi 2554. Caddesi No: 41, as the Million Production Organization Company. Considering the intense complaints and complaints made by our citizens due to security, public order, traffic, environmental problems, and such undesirable situations in the Zeytinli Rock festivals you organized in the nearby region in previous years, it was not deemed appropriate for public safety and health, public peace, and protection of the environment. . I request your information.”

Ece Nagihan

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