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The Cycling Women (Pedallayan Kadınlar) platform will pedal for hope and women solidarity at the opening night of the 21st Flying Broom International Women's Film Festival.
Flying Broom will set up a stage at Karum Çim Alan in the district of Çankaya in Turkey's capital city of Ankara for the opening of the 21st Flying Broom International Women's Film Festival on May 10, 2018.
Organized for the 21st time this year, the festival will be hosted Yetkin Dikinciler and Dolunay Soysert. Aylin Aslım will also give a concert at the opening night of the festival.
The platform of Cycling Women will also attend the opening with their bicycles. Women will first gather at Kuğulu Park at 7 p.m. and tour around Kuğulu Park and Tunalı Hilmi Avenue. The members of Cycling Women will then come to Karum Çim Alan with their bicycles.
The 21st Flying Broom International Women's Film Festival will be held in Ankara from May 10 to 17, 2018. The theme of this year's festival has been announced as "hope."
About the Cycling Women
The Cycling Women (Pedallayan Kadınlar) has been organizing bicycle- and women-themed activities in Ankara since 2015. The platform was founded with the aim of helping women to discover ways to express themselves freely. For the Cycling Women, one of these ways is the bicycle.
Burçin Tarhan from the first bicycle platform in Ankara belonging solely to women has made the following statement about the event that will take place at the opening night of the 21st Flying Broom International Women's Film Festival:
"We, the Cycling Women, will pedal in the name of art and solidarity at the night of May 10 with the ray of hope that we have for the beautiful days where our hearts as women will be bright and open. With our iron brooms, we will cheer the streets of Ankara." (ÇT/SD)
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