Manisa Mesir Festival in Turkey

By Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013

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One of Turkey’s oldest festivals dating back almost 500 years, the Manisa Mesir festival is held each March in the Aegean town of Manisa. Organized in celebration of the region’s famous Mesir paste, a specially blended paste or gum renowned for its healing properties, the festival is the town’s biggest event, drawing thousands of Turkish and international visitors.

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