PERSPECTIVES is the name of the unique Franco-German festival of performing arts which takes place in May in Saarbrücken, Germany, and the Moselle region in North East France. Every year famous stage directors and choreographers present contemporary works from French- and German-speaking countries in the categories of theatre, dance, circus and street theatre. With its varied programme, PERSPECTIVES makes frontiers disappear in the region where Germany, France and Luxembourg share borders.
The theater, designed by the famous architect Andrea Palladio in 1580, has been miraculously preserved until today, after almost 500 years, and is considered the oldest indoor theater in the world. Along with villas and palaces designed by Palladio, is part of the world heritage protected by UNESCO. The Festival takes place between mid-May and mid-June, one of the few times of year when the theater is open for performances. The Festival is divided into several sections: opera, symphonic and chamber concerts, musicological conferences.
The 15th Mersin International Music Festival will bring together stars from Turkey and abroad in the city’s historic places between May 2 and 28 2016. Our purposes are to highlight the historical and cultural heritage of our city, to increase the visibility of Mersin , besides ; to give our city exciting, educational and creative experience with festival. In addition, the strengthening of world peace through the development of intercultural dialogue is aimed.