|14th Turkish Folk Dances Contest|
|Date||:||May 15-16, 2006|
|Venue||:||Ataturk Cultural Centre, Istanbul|
|Winner||:||Tuana Art, Youth and Sports Club|
|Runner up||:||Cankaya Municipality Hoy-Tur Folk Dances Group Youth and Sports Club|
|Second Runner up||:||Yalova Tourism and Folklore Research and Development Association|
Haci Omer Sabanci Foundation - Sabanci Foundation has always been in an effort to elevate Turkish folk dance to its well-deserved status both nationally and internationally. Therefore, Sabanci Foundation has given tremendous support to the Folk Dances Contest, which was organized for the 14th time in 2006.
The prizes were awarded to the winners in Turker Inanoglu Centre during the ceremony held on May 16. The event was organized under the cooperation of Sabanci Foundation and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism with a special contribution of Sabanci Holding.
Mr. Atilla Koc, the Culture and Tourism Minister and Ms. Guler Sabanci, the Board Chairperson of Sabanci Holding were the hosts of the gala night. Throughout the event Mr. Ferhat Gocer performed Anatolian arias with the orchestra.