05 September Wednesday

The Countdown Began for the International Istanbul Water Sports Festival…

International Istanbul Water Sports Festival (WATERFEST) will take place in Maltepe Orhangazi City Park on 8-9 September in cooperation with Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Spor Istanbul, Youth and Sport Directorate and six sports federations.

International Istanbul Water Sports Festival (WATERFEST) will take place in Maltepe Orhangazi City Park on 8-9 September in cooperation with Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Spor Istanbul, Youth and Sport Directorate and six sports federations.

This year's the event will be held for the first time in the international level. The International Istanbul Sports Festival, to be held on the area of 40 thousand square meters, will host both professional athletes and 250.000 sports fans.

As for athletes of the event, a total of 2650 athletes who 130 of them are foreign will participate in the swimming dragon boat race, water polo, water polo, fly board, sailing, rowing and underwater races. The promotion and the love of water sports will be engrained in the recreational and entertainment areas of the festival on land and sea.

The aim of the International Istanbul Water Sports Festival will be to introduce brand city of Istanbul to the whole world. The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) aims also to show thanks to the festival where the athletes and fans participating in the event will be able to spend time during the festival with extreme water sports performances, competitions, concerts, live music shows, other stage activities as well as sea and land activities.


  • Canlı Destek
  • Beyaz Masa
  • Hava Durumu
  • Trafik
  • Sosyal Tesisler