Eastern Mediterranean University’s (EMU) 25th Spring Festival, a unique event traditionally organized every year, will be held at the EMU Campus between 18 and 21 May 2022 this year. In scope of the EMU 25th Spring Festival, which will last for 4 days, many social, cultural and sports events, each with a richer content, will take place.
EMU’s 25th Spring Festival to Start with a Cortege Walk
EMU’s 25th Spring Festival will commence on 18 May 2022, at 17:30 with a cortege walk starting in front of Famagusta Youth Academy and ending within the university campus. At 19:00, the official opening will take place with the opening ceremony to be held in the Festival Area.
EMU to Host Valuable Guests
As part of the first day program of the said festival, a “Streetball Tournament” will be held on Wednesday, 18 May, 2022, at 17:00, before the cortege walk. The award ceremony of the “Streetball Tournament” will be held at the EMU Basketball Court at 21:30.
On the other hand, ‘12th Art Meeting’ will take place within the scope of the Fine Arts Club application workshops at 19:00. At 19:15, EMU Search and Rescue Club will enter the Festival area with Air Rope Landing, and at 19:20 International Student Societies will enter the Festival area with a Flag Parade. At 19:30, International Student Societies will perform various stage performances on Stage 2.
Oğuzhan Koç Concert on 18 May
In scope of the first day of the 25th Spring Festival, famous Turkish pop singer Oğuzhan Koç will entertain his fans at 22:00 with his popular songs including “Kendime Sardım”, “Yüzük” and “Ben Hala Rüyada”.
Events to Continue on Thursday, 19 May 2022
On Thursday, 19 May 2022 Görkem Sofu’s stand-up show and talk will take place at the Activity Center at 2:00 p.m. A cross-fit competition will take place at 3:00 p.m. at Lala Mustafa Paşa Sports Center. An award ceremony will take place at 6:00 p.m. for the winners of the competition.
“Extreme Parkour Games 2022” will be held by the EMU Search and Rescue Club at 16:30 as part of the activities that will continue throughout the day in the festival area. At 19:00, the 12th Art Meeting will be held by the Fine Arts Club, and the DNA Isolation activities will be held by the Genetics Club. On Stage 2, EMU Folk Dance Community will perform at 18:00 and EMU Music Club’s performance will take place between 18:20 – 21:00.
On the other hand, a 19 May March will take place at 19:00. The march, which will be held in collaboration with the EMU Atatürk Research and Application Center (EMU-ATAUM) and the EMU Atatürk Ideology Club, will commence at EMU Atatürk Square and end at the Famagusta Development Academy.
“Juliet and Romeo - A Marriage Intoxication” Theater Show on 19 May
The theater show "Juliet and Romeo - A Marriage Intoxication" adapted from the book "Oh, Oh Juliet", written by Ephraim Kishon and translated into Turkish by Hale Kuntay, will be held on Thursday evening, 19 May 2022, at 19:30 at Rauf Raif Denktaş Culture and Congress Center.
On Thursday, 19 May, 2022, at 21:45, within the scope of the Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day Celebrations, Choir Conductor Erkan Dağlı will sing songs including 10th Anniversary Anthem, İzmir Anthem and 19 May Youth and Sports Day. After, at 22:00, world-famous reggae masters ASWAD, known for their songs such as "Shine" and "Don't Turn Around", will take the stage.
EMUATHLON on 20 May
EMUATHLON, traditionally organized by the EMU Sports Affairs Directorate as part of the Spring Festival, will take place on Friday, 20 May, 2022 at 15:00 in front of the Lala Mustafa Pasa Sports Center. In the competition, where the participation is expected to be quite intense, the teams will try to finish the race as soon as possible in groups. The EMUATHLON award ceremony will be held at 18:00 at Lala Mustafa Pasa Sports Center.
Colorful Organisations to Be Held On Friday, 20 May, 2022
As part of the EMU 25th Spring Festival, a talk with artist Osman Alkaş will take place at the Activity Center on Friday, 20 May, 2022 at 16:00. In the festival area, the activities of the Fine Arts Club and the Search and Rescue Club will continue as of 16:30.
EMU Music Club will perform on Stage 2 at 18:00 and Space Walk Electronic Music and Saxophone concerts will be performed by Serhan Erkol at 19:00 at the festival area. Then, Dancebase Art Studio, EMU Dance Community, Collins Obiora trumpet performance and EMU Music Club will take the stage, respectively.
Love and Comedy with Nilgün Belgün on 20 May
On Friday, 20 May, 2022 at 20:00, the theater play "Love and Comedy” with Nilgün Belgün will be staged at the Rauf Raif Denktaş Culture and Congress Center. In the musical dance show "Love and Comedy with Nilgün Belgün", adapted for the stage from Nilgün Belgün's book "The Woman in Me, Love and Comedy", which attracted great attention, the artist will present the audience her life, memories, experiences, songs and dances, sometimes sadly, sometimes accompanied by laughter.
EMU will Have Enjoyable Moments with DJ Danny Avila
On 20 May, 2022, at 21.30, Yılmaz Aladağlı will perform at EMU Yasin Düşüner Stadium. World-famous Spanish DJ Danny Avila, who debuted at the Miami Ultra Music Festival in March 2013, will give the audience an exhilarating experience at 22:00.
COLOR FEST to be Held on Saturday, 21 May
Known as the most colorful festival in the world, the “Color Fest” event will take place on Saturday, 21 May, 2022, between 11:00 and 17:00 at the EMU Golf Course. With the event in question, students will be able to have fun in a dreamlike atmosphere accompanied by DJs, where music and colors come together.
Talk with ‘Neydi Olacağı’
Mehmet Ekin Vaiz and Neydi Olacağı team, who have produced and hosted the platform, published on social platforms under the name "Neydi Olacağı ", where the social structure and relations of the Turkish Cypriots are conveyed with the language of humor, will meet with EMU community. A talk will take place at the Activity Center on Saturday, 21 May 2022, at 12:30.
Haluk Levent Concert on 21 May
On Saturday, 21 May 2022, at 21:00, Şirin will give a concert at EMU Yasin Düşüner Stadium. After the DJ performances, Haluk Levent, one of Turkey's leading rock music performers, will sing popular songs such as "İzmir Anthem", "Elfida", and “Yollarda Bulurum Seni”.