ORGANIZATION OBJECTIVES OF THE INTERNATIONAL ŞİLE CLOTH CULTURE AND ART FESTIVAL:
- While the sense of belonging of the local people towards the Şile destination increases, it also allows different groups in the society to live together better,
- To increase the local people’s commitment to traditions and cultural elements.
- To provide opportunities for the society to discover and develop their cultural skills and abilities.
- To provide opportunities for the local community to engage in new activities in the arts and other creative fields.
- To increase the number of tourist visits to Şile destination.
- To ensure the economic development of the local people in Şile, and to create employment opportunities,
- To ensure the branding of Şile.
- To work on the promotion and protection of Geographically Indicated Cloth and its preservation as a sustainable art.
- To protect the local culture and values of Şile.