Eczacıbaşı Culture & Art Card

The Culture&Art Card that İKSV launched in 2017 with the Eczacıbaşı Group as its main sponsor is now the Eczacıbaşı Culture&Art Card. 

To date, 6,000 university students have received this card to attend events organized by İKSV, the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts; starting in 2020, the card will also good for use at Istanbul Modern.

In 2020, 2000 Eczacıbaşı Culture&Art Cards with prepaid credit of TL 250 will be given to 2000 lucky university students aged 18-25 whose names are picked in a friendly lottery of all applicant names.

In addition to attending IKSV events, cardholders will have the opportunity to meet with artists, attend talks and events featuring festival directors, artists, musicians and performers. Cardholders can also use their card and get a discount at Istanbul Modern Cafe and Istanbul Modern Shop as well as get discounts on İKSV publications and products.

Eczacıbaşı Group Chairman Bülent Eczacıbaşı pledged the revenues earned from the sale of his new book, İşim Gücüm Budur Benim (That's My Job), to fund an additional 1000 cards in 2019, doubling the reach to 2000 students.

In the years ahead, the goal is to continue this effort to increase the awareness and interest of young people in culture and the arts with the aim of expanding its presence in their lives.

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