18- 30 JULY 2017 / SAMSUN

23rd Summer Deaflympics 2017 held in city of sports, Samsun. Opening Ceremony held at Samsun’s new stadium on 18.07.2017 and Closing Ceremony held at Yaşardoğu Sports Hall on 30.07.2017 with the participation of over 3.000 athletes, more than 2.000 delegations from 96 countries over the world.

Within the scope of Opening and Closing Ceremonies, creating the scenario from the beginning to the implementation phase, every detail was planned and produced by Pera Event.

23rd Summer Deaflympics 2017 by numbers:
  • 3200 staff worked at Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
  • 32.110 active audiences attended.
  • Ceremonies lasted for 5 hours in total and broadcasted live in 102 countries.
  • 750 dancers, 85 craftsman worked; 2480 costumes designed.
  • 72x18m, 3 sectioned Video Mapping display surface used.
  • 1754 lighting instrument used.
  • 20x7m, 2 pool systems used with 320 units of jets in each.
  • Using 4 degrees of slope, stage produced with 1680m2 cage instruments.
  • 14 spotted aerial systems used.
  • 300 moving sphere systems used with animation.