Let’s Go to Çalış for Pro-Beach Tournament
Arrangements for season opening have almost been completed in Çalış and enthusiasm begins within the next days. The attention is to start with Çalış festival on June 1 and carry on with Beach Volleyball.
Çalış Der Çalış Tourism and Introduction Association President Mete Ay and administration board members held a meeting with press members at Çalış Kasaba Restaurant and gave information about the events and activities to be carried out in Çalış. Çalış Der President Mete Ay made a speech: “The busy season starts from the first week of June in Çalış. The beach volleyball tournament that we organized for the first time last year is to be organized at the first week of June this year with Turkey cup. Turkey Volleyball Federation Pro-Beach Turkey Cup point and money awarded tournament Fethiye etape is to be held between June 7 and 9 for Turkey Beach Volleyball in Çalış. We have become a centre for Çalış Beach Volleyball calendar now. We are announcing it to the public proudly. It is happening thanks to the beach volleyball facility which was built by the Municipality of Fethiye last season. We appreciate them very much.” The Association President Mete Ay went on to explain that the championship was to take two days and be recorded live by NTV Television: “We plan to organize better events spreading Çalış Festival to the entire season and changing the concepts of events which we had been carrying out as a carnival last year. Sunset concerts, water sports, beach football contests, street parties, art contests, charity events and several activities are to be organized and we are going to spread these events to the entire season. So the liveliness in Çalış will be arranged not only for specific days but for considering the whole calendar. The stalls are also going to be opened and Çalış festival is to start on June 1. We are organizing these activities with Mesegün Organization and, as you know, our friend Selim Günday from Mesegün Organization supports these events for free at our administration board. Ceylan Sport Schools are also going to support our events.”Mesegün Organization Director Selim Günday who organizes Çalış Festival said, “Çalış Festival which is to be held for the first time this year is to start on June 1, 2013, will make a great start for the season and carry on the whole season. Several activities will be held at the festival. Many stalls will be opened. A variety of contests are to be organized. Sunset concerts, street festivals and art exhibitions as well as many entertainment programs are to be arranged.” FG)