Detail view : GAPGENC FESTIVAL (GEN-03)

  • 29/04/2012
  • 14/05/2012
  • 18 - 30
  • Workcamp 1-3 weeks

  • Turkey
  • Istanbul
  • 9Male - 2Female
  • 20
  • 350.00  (f)
  • More than 2 vols from the same country can be accepted.

  • Picture can be from other project


  • “GAP-GENĒ Festival” ( aims to bring different youth NGOs together, in order to introduce themselves to each other and to the youth of the provinces in the south-east of Turkey. It is organized in different cities every year. ( This year Siirt City Youth & Culture House which is a local NGO is the host. The festival itself will be a 3 days event between 04-07 May. Activities like concerts, exhibitions, panels, NGO fair, fine art ateliers, etc. will be a part of the festival. Young volunteers of 18-30 age will be preferred for this project.
  • W: Helping to the organization committee for realizing the festival i.e. setting up the activity areas and the stands in the fair area, setting up the tent city for accommodation, assist the ateliers, clean up the environment after the activities. Volunteers are also expected to organize an international group activity like a drama or any kind of performance and to help to fold up the tents after the festival and maybe the renovation of the Youth & Culture House.
  • A:First week in th tents and after the festival in a dormitory , sleeping bags and mats are necessary for the first week.
  • LO: Siirt is a province in south-east of Turkey. The project will start in Istanbul with a compulsory orientation meeting that all volunteers should attend on the first day of the camp. 29.04 Sunday. The group will depart on 30.04 Monday and travel all over Turkey from west to the south-east by coach (23 hours). Thus 1 overnight stay in Istanbul is compulsory with an extra cost of 20 Euro on bed & breakfast basis. The meals in Istanbul and on the way to the camp site are volunteers’ responsibility until the group reaches to the camp site. The rest of the camp days will be spent in Siirt province.
  • LA: English

GENĒTUR is organizing international and bilateral work camps since 1979. All camps are English speaking.

GENĒTUR ‘s work camps aim to create possibilities for young volunteers to meet young people from other cultures, learn about traditional way of life in Turkey, to improve their foreign languages, and to discover traditional Turkish hospitality and delicious Turkish food. Most of the camps are organized in small town or villages where are not touristy areas and where you can find the real side of the daily life.

Contact Organisation

  • Address

    7 Kilburn ST Suite 316


    United States

  • Phone

    Local: 802.540.3060


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