The International Ankara Music Festival became a member of EFA in 1993 and was run under the auspices of the President for the first time in 1994. After these two important steps, a change in the attitude of sponsors towards the festival has enabled the festival to gain an increasing level of support each year. The main collaboration comes from cultural institutes in Ankara. The festival programme is drawn up by the foundation secretary after a year of applications and contacts.
SoNoRo Festival began in 2006 and has developed into one of the most creative and appreciated classical music festivals in Eastern Europe. SoNoRo regularly goes on tour, performing in some of the most prestigious international venues, such as Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall and Musikverein, and has initiated collaborations with various European festivals from Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Latvia and the UK. The festival has developed an extended educational project dedicated to gifted young musicians.