In the 9th month of the Muslim calendar, fasting occurs from sunrise to sunset. It is the Islamic holy month. 29 to 30 days. No water. No food. No alcohol. It is generally called Ramadan. In Turkey it is called Ramazan. For 2014, Ramazan is the month of July in the Gregory calendar.
Iftar is the meal taken every night to break the fast. Along with iftar is the gathering of family and friends. Celebration. Party. Elation.
Antalya is a key touristic city on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. Muslims gather in the coastal Karalioğlu park every day at sundown to share iftar and related festivities.
Outdoor meal for the public. Çay stands with elaborate seating areas. Live music performances. Food vendors. Carnival rides for the kids. Outdoor bazaar selling all type of goods.