Baku hosts fantastic Fanta Youth Festival (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.1
The Coca-Cola Company held a second Fanta Youth Festival in the concert hall of Baku Crystal Hall, a message from the company said.
The big celebration was attended by over 35,000 people, which exceeded the number of guests of the first Fanta Festival, which was held at the Tofiq Bahramov Central stadium in 2013, when the festival was visited by 30,000 people. Azerbaijani and Turkish pop-stars performed in the concert organized as part of the festival. Famous Turkish pop-singer Kenan Dogulu was the headliner of the evening and shared the scene with well-known Azerbaijani performers Miri Yusif and Natavan Habibi.
"I am very pleased to participate in the Fanta Youth Festival. While performing in Baku I always have special feelings, because your capital is an unforgettable city, like a second home for me," Kenan Dogulu said at a press conference before the concert.
There was a special Fanta play zone, within which all the guests enthusiastically took part in various games from football to the big darts, unusual sumo and supersize bowling. The festival was accompanied by music of DJ Ruido Loco.
"Fanta Youth Festival made a splash in Azerbaijan. There were so many young people in the biggest and most modern concert stage of the country who were resting, playing games and just listening to good music. I am sure that the Fanta Youth Festival has a great future, and those who could not come this year, will definitely visit it next year," the concert presenter İlkin Hasani said.
Not less than the show itself viewers waited for a chance to make a selfie with Kenan Dogulu, Miri Yusif or Natavan Habibi. Until September 26 there was a contest in which it was necessary to share a creative selfie on the www.fantafestivali.com website. The winners, who got the largest number of votes (Like), were invited on stage. There were 12 finalists, who were able to meet Kenan Dogulu behind the scenes, but the first three winners were able to make a selfie with stars on the stage, according to the results of the competition. The winner of the first place Nazrin Gashimova photographed with Kenan Dogulu, second Narmin Museibova with Miri Yusif and third Jala Namazova with Natavan Habibi.
From year to year Fanta Youth Festival in Azerbaijan is gaining more and more fans. The Fanta Festival embraced not only Baku, but also such cities as, Guba, Khachmaz, Shirvan, Sheki, Shamakhi, Balakan and Ismayilli this year. Special Fanta Caravans created a specific atmosphere of holiday by playing music, attracting youth to join the festival.
Last year The Fanta Festival was organized in Tofig Bahramov Stadium. A star of Turkish pop-scene Emre Aydin performed there along with the winner of Eurovision Song Contest 2011 Nigar Jamal and such popular singers as Miri Yusif and Uran.
Fanta Festival is the biggest and the most lasting music festival in Turkey. During 12 years it has traveled in 16 cities and embraced just under 4.1 million of people.
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