Turkey's first and only aviation, space and technology festival, TEKNOFEST, welcomes its visitors at Izmir Çiğli Airport. The festival, which started on September 27, will continue until October 1. The festival includes technology and entrepreneurship competitions, flight demonstrations, thematic exhibition areas, main stage shows, TEKNOFEST Science Street and many other events. So, how to go to TEKNOFEST Izmir? Here are the transportation, program and details of the festival…
What is TEKNOFEST Izmir?
TEKNOFEST is Turkey's first and only aviation, space and technology festival, organized by the Turkish Technology Team Foundation (T3) and the Ministry of Industry and Technology. The aim of the festival is to increase the interest of young people in producing and developing national technology and to support the projects of thousands of young people working in these fields.
TEKNOFEST is held in a different city every year. This year, the Izmir stage of the festival is held. The festival awaits its visitors at Izmir Çiğli Airport between 27 September and 1 October.
What's on at TEKNOFEST Izmir?
There are many interesting and entertaining events at TEKNOFEST Izmir. There are many activities at the festival, from technology and entrepreneurship competitions to stand events, from flight shows to thematic exhibition areas, from main stage shows to TEKNOFEST Science Street.
The festival also hosted the national defense industry with the participation of institutions such as the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK), General Directorate of Security (EGM), Gendarmerie General Command (JGK), Coast Guard Command (SGK), Ministry of National Defense (MSB), Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB). products are exhibited.
Turkey's domestic car TOGG is also introduced at the festival. In addition to TOGG's prototype vehicle, TOGG's smart mobility ecosystem is also introduced.
How to Get to TEKNOFEST Izmir?
To reach TEKNOFEST Izmir, visitors are recommended to use public transportation instead of private vehicles. The festival area can be reached by rail system, sea route and municipal buses. There are also bicycle parking areas for those who want to use bicycles.
For those who want to use the rail system, İZBAN flights are organized at 12-minute intervals. Those coming from Menemen can get off at Ulukent Station and take the ring bus number 220 to go to the festival area. Those coming from Alsancak can get off at Egekent Station and take the ring bus number 219 to reach the festival area.
For those who want to use the sea route, Konak-Bostanlı and Alsancak-Bostanlı sea bus lines serve. Visitors who get off at Bostanlı Pier can take the ring bus number 218 and go to the festival area.