Turkey’s largest tech and aerospace event Teknofest ended

Event covered a host of activities such as air shows with warplanes and helicopters, seminars and summits, as well as competitions and fairs

Teknofest, Turkey’s largest tech and aerospace event, which was being held in the southern Gaziantep province, ended on Sept. 27, according to Hürriyet Daily News.

The four-day event did not accept visitors, and was broadcast live through social media platforms due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Teknofest covered a host of activities such as air shows with warplanes and helicopters, seminars and summits, as well as competitions and fairs. Winners were granted awards worth over 3 million Turkish liras (around $390,000).

Applications from 84 countries

Over 100,000 young people and more than 20,000 teams applied for Teknofest competitions from 84 countries. Last year, over 1.7 million people had attended the event in Istanbul. This year it was scheduled for April, but got postponed because of the pandemic.

The festival is jointly organized by the Turkish Technology Team Foundation (T3) and Industry and Technology Ministry.

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