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Oba Festival

June 3 @ 12:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm

About Oba festival

We will gather in the ancient Mount Babadağ in Türkiye (Turkey) for Oba, Anatolian Gathering on 3-9 June 2024 at Babakamp! 

This will be our third gathering in Babakamp. Singing the song of nature, we will be in touch with ourselves and mother earth. Following the Anatolian and all indigenous traditions and teachings, we believe roots in the same values.

You can join us for the entire journey of 7 days, or you can choose to participate in the first 3 nights or the last 3 nights. Also, starting from May3, single-day tickets will be available for your own tent.

Buy your ticket & accommodation

Babakamp has various accommodation options to make you feel at home. Our wooden and stone houses have their own private bathrooms and wood burner heaters available. Our nomad houses and Baba Cabins are wonderful glamping options that use the shared bathrooms around the Babakamp area. You can also bring your own tent or caravan to enjoy nature.

We are delighted that you want to join us. You can either buy your ticket now or continue reading to learn more about our festival. 10% discounted early bird ticket prices are valid for the first 20 tickets.


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What can you expect?

We are delighted that you want to join us. You can either buy your ticket now or continue reading to learn more about our festival.


· Participation in all activities
· Accommodation
· Open-buffet Breakfast
· Open-buffet Dinner

Not included

· Transportation to Babakamp
· Personal expenses
· Other meals

Program and our Facilitators

As proud as we are, each year motivated by our growing global community, we work harder to create a program full of energy. You can see the instructors who will accompany us on this journey below.

Our schedule is tailored to make Oba, a wholesome journey with many experiences. Review the updated program for 2024 at the link below

Rila Köksal

Sufism and Indigenous Knowledge Seeker

Rila has studied meditation, sufism, leading dances of universal peace, composing, singing, Kabbalah, amazonian shamanism, native American red path, Mexican mazatec tradition, archaic and sufi music. She has dedicated her life to open spaces to inspire lovers to find their unique essence to create a harmonious community.

Find Rila Köksal on Instagram: rilakoksal

Joaquin del Mojo

Storyteller, Traditional Musician & Cacaoista

Joaquin del Mojo has been dedicated to the study with Cacao for the last 6 years, sourcing the traditions and origins that cultivate the wisdom about the plants, their teachings and their sacred rituals.

Find Joaquin on Instagram: joaquin.del.mojo

Imren Sayar

Kına Ceremony

Imren Sayar will be sharing with us the ancient teachings of Anatolia; henna, traditional cupping, massage sessions and every knowledge she has about Anatolian sisters. She works in the field of production, conversation, and healing, supporting each other with sisters on her journey.

Find Imren Sayar on Instagram: yogakids.tr

Özgür Babaji


Özgür Baba plays traditional instrument called “Cura” with his own unique style. He plays and sings his own arrangements of old mystical and traditional songs. During these years, he performed in Belgium, Holland, Portugal, Italy, Jordan, Tunusia, India and Turkey.

Find Özgür Babaji on Instagram:ozgurbabaji

Tuncay Korkmaz


While making music, Tuncay Korkmaz mostly plays and sings songs containing love, truth, path and mystical themes. He is a traveler on the path of sound, especially with the poems of Yunus Emre;'How nice it is to follow the heavenly tones and watch them in the company of the listeners.

Find Tuncay Korkmaz on Instagram: tuncaykorkmaz_music

Büşra Mavi Coşgun

Yoga Teacher, Doula, Water Therapy Practicioner

Büşra Mavi in her healing journeys all over the world for 10+ years, worked non-stop on Shamanic and Buddhist rituals, traumas and genetic transmission, spiritual causes of diseases, psychology-psychoanalysis, subconscious codes, energy frequencies, astrology, chakras, elements, archetypes and symbols. At the Hawaii stop of all these journeys, where she focused on divine feminine wisdom, she received the call to support the awakening of women in Anatolia, and started to hold women’s circles in Turkey targeting the unity of soul-body-mind, and to mediate the wisdom of Kundalini Yoga in these circles (where she received initiation in India).

Büşra Mavi Coşgun offers participants a holistic healing experience by blending Kundalini Yoga, cosmic energy wisdom and emotion loading methods in the circles she opens.

Find Büşra Mavi on Instagram: wolfinadream

Ezgi Ay'da

Musician, Songwriter

Ezgi Ay’da who brings a fresh breath to music with her composition “OBA | Turkic Nomad Tribe” created at Babakamp, will be among us at the Oba Anatolian Gathering from June 3rd to 9th.

Just like much of the Turkish geography, Ezgi Ay’da, almost entirely of nomadic descent, traces the journey of her family from Fergana, Uzbekistan, to Kuba, Azerbaijan, then to Amasya, Isparta, Ordu, and Istanbul. In her quest to explore her roots, Ezgi Ay’da takes us from the belief in Tengri to the embrace of Anatolia, from Sufi melodies to the geography of Turkestan.

Reflecting Anatolia’s nurturing attitude on her journey with a crescent on her forehead and a young wolf cub in her arms, Ezgi Ay’da says, “We are all here in this tribe,” while also paying homage to this beautiful land where dervishes, saints, abdals and lovers coexist.

Find Ezgi on Instagram: ezgiaydaofficial

Uygar Karadeniz

Minfulness Meditation

He met with Mindfulness Meditation concept based on Vipassana Tradition at 2010. After an intense practice period, he observed dramatically positive changes in his life. Until then he speared most of his time experiencing and working deeply on different kind of meditation techniques. He travelled many countries for this purpose. In time he started to share his experience with people around him and started to provide support and guidance for their meditation practices.

Had a strong intention to find ways to solve many common problems of urban living with the potential of mindfulness based meditation. At 2018 he finalized his professional carrier, turn back to Turkey and founded Acaryasati Meditation Academy. He is teaching meditation, designing specially crafted guided meditations and meditation programs. He is very attracted to Sufizm and harmonizing Vipassana with Sufizm. He is also a Mindfulness Alliance certified meditation teacher.

Find Uygar on Instagram: _uygarkaradeniz_

Çığıl Ezgi Gencel

Kundalini Yoga

After completing her Industrial Engineering education in 1996, Ezgi moved to America where she went for her master’s degree. Due to her business career, she was introduced to yoga and Far Eastern philosophy during her travels to different parts of the world for more than 20 years. She received training in Qigong, breathing, socratic design and Mayan sun tradition in India, China, Bali, America and Mexico. She received kundalini yoga training in different parts of the world with master teachers. Riskikesh completed her KRI kundalini teacher training with Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa in India. She provides kundalini yoga training, which is the practice of connecting to our higher self.

Find Ezgi on Instagram: @ezgi55


Multi Instrumentalist

South American roots and a long history of musical training give Namiri the foundations of his musical identity, concept and distinctive style as producer and performer. 
In his live set, often accompanied by guest musicians, Namirí uses the live looping technique to create a live musical landscape to meditate and dance.

What an honor to spend time together on the mountains around Babakamp in June 3-9.

Find Namiri on Instagram: @namirimusica



Mesaizeit is a music group inspired by the rich musical heritage of Turkish culture. Founded in 2023, the band offers listeners a unique musical experience by combining old Turkish music and ethnic motifs with their modern interpretations. The group’s repertoire is inspired by traditional melodies from the depths of the Altai Mountains and enriched with contemporary arrangements and instrumentation.

Find Mesa-i on Instagram: @mesaizeit

Yeliz Dursun

Tattoo Artist

After her education at the Fine Arts Academy in Ankara, Yeliz worked as an art teacher in the villages of Anatolia for ten years. Since her childhood, she was interested in painting, cartoons, literature and occultism. After 2019, she continued her career with tattoo art.

She has been engraving the ancient texture of Anatolian rug motifs, with the secret of six thousand years of wisdom, on human skin with modern and traditional tattoo applications for five years...

The motifs, which are the silent language of the Anatolian woman from Çatalhöyük to the present day, come to life in her henna-covered hands as a healing for our roots.

Find Yeliz on Instagram: @yelizdursun_tattooer

Ceyda Tavukçular

Medical Astrologist, Health Educator

Ceyda, After studying at Hippocrates Health Institute (West Palm Beach, FL, USA) and becoming a "Health Educator", she began to expand her knowledge in other parts of the human system. She specialized in Raw Nutrition, Juicing, Detox and Herbal Nutrition, as well as Reiki, Reflexology and Iridology. Then she completed Osho's Family Constellation Trainings with Svagito Liebermeister. She received Psych-K®️ Advanced Integration Training and Advanced and Medical Astrology Training, which gave her a broad perspective and understanding of approaching holistic well-being. Later, she deepened her path with branches such as Astropsychology.
In the light of these trainings she received, in her individual sessions; she creates a personalized road map on holistically healthy living.

With the awareness that all individuals have the power to heal themselves, she supports everyone on their path to finding that power and mediates a peaceful life with full and satisfaction in all three bodies, from nutrition to mind, from mind to soul, for the holistic health of everyone.

Find Ceyda on Instagram: @ceyda_tavukcular 

Mehmet Saka

Spirituel Researcher

Mehmet Saka was born in Sakarya in 1981. He completed his Sufism, Bioenergy Basic, Bioenergy Practitioner and Bionergy Advanced Practitioner Trainings at Yeditepe University in 2016. Areas of expertise; Bioenergy, Spiritualism, Holotherapy, NLP Consultancy, Psychological Counseling and Life Coaching..

Find Mehmet Saka on Instagram: @mehmetsakaofficial

Andrew Axenov


Andrew Axenov - guitar virtuoso and composer who pushes boundaries of acoustic guitar to create soulful instrumental music full of passionate improvisations, epic blasts of percussive fingerstyle techniques and beautiful melodies inspired by ethnic music from all over the world.

Spectacular live guitar sound and deep meaning behind each Andrew’s composition will fill you with special inspiration that only true music can give.

Find Andrew on Instagram: @axenovguitar 

İpek Sorak

Sound Meditation Practitioner

İpek Sorak is a teacher and student with a deep passion for yoga and meditation. She started her yoga journey in 2019 and laid the foundation by receiving 300 hours of training with "The Chris Chavez Path To Yoga" program. Then, in 2021, she took her knowledge even further by participating in Fırat Tosun's "Asana Lab Retreat" program. The year 2022 was quite busy for İpek, she first completed the "Therapeutic Advanced Level" training with Chris Chavez, then received the sound meditation practitioner training with Cenk Güçbilmez, and in the same year, she attended the "CY Restorative Yoga" training with Fırat Tosun. In 2023, she expanded her skills by taking crystal bowl training and breathing awareness training with Nihal. Specializing in areas such as therapeutic yoga, sound meditation and restorative yoga, İpek also has a rich portfolio that includes disciplines such as crystal bowl and breath awareness. Fueled by her own inner experiences and learnings, İpek Sorak believes that yoga and meditation are powerful tools to discover inner peace and balance, and she inspires communities with this vision.

Find İpek on Instagram: @silkywayyoga

Esra Yorulmaz

Storytelling, Artist

Esra’s greatest passion is the joy of slowing down in an ever-accelerating world, the joy of being together and creating in isolating cultures, and spreading the lightness of not knowing despite systems where we know everything. 

Esra, who reflects the limitlessness of the person and art in her various works and works to help people reveal this source, shares online and live workshops in the fields of mindfulness-based somatic practices, storytelling, creative writing and creative drama. 

Born and raised in Istanbul, the artist, who has lived in a wide variety of cultures for a long time, blends the experiences he has gained while working with children for years in his performances and serves as a tool to remind us of our childlike joy and unity. 

Find Esra on Instagram: @esra.alive

Apply as an instructor or festival volunteer

If you believe you have something to offer to us and fellow movement enthusiasts, we would love to review your application. You can join us as an instructor, translator, field volunteer, and in many other areas, experiencing this annual gathering as being a part of it. We also welcome sponsors and brands interested in setting up stands for Move Fest. If you think your brand is suitable for this festival of movement enthusiasts, you can apply through the form.

The Story of Oba Gathering

Oba, Previously known as Innerception was created because the mountains attract nomads, traditional people and people who seek relation. The evolution in our name, signifies our continued dedication to foster a community that supports personal and collective growth and the integration of Anatolian traditions.

OBA holds a profound significance as it translates to "shelter" in Turkic. This name embodies the very essence of what we aim to create - a safe environment , a nurturing shelter where learning, connection and the sharing of intentional practices can flourish.

With the name OBA, we want to maintain our commitment to providing a place where each one of us can find safety and to release emotions, a dedication to fostering a community that supports personal and collective transformation and for all who seek growth.


Great experience

"The Oba, Anatolian Gathering at Babakamp was a soul-stirring experience. Surrounded by Mount Babadağ's beauty, I felt deeply connected to nature and the Anatolian traditions. The teachings were enlightening, leaving me grounded and inspired."


Great experience

"Attending the Oba, Anatolian Gathering was unforgettable. The community's reverence for nature and ancestral wisdom was palpable. Through music and ceremonies, I rediscovered our connection to the earth. Leaving, I felt renewed and grateful."


Practical information

Where is Babakamp?

Babakamp is located at an altitude of 1300 meters in Fethiye Babadağ, surrounded by pine and cedar forests, in a 24-acre plateau.

The nearest stop from the Lycian Way is Kirme.

The nearest beach is Kıdrak Beach, a half-hour drive away. We are 45 minutes from Ölüdeniz and 1 hour from Fethiye bus station.

How to get to Babakamp?

You can reach Babakamp by your private vehicle or a transfer vehicle. Groups arriving at the same time can share larger vehicles. You can rent a transfer vehicle from Dalaman Airport, Fethiye bus station, or Ölüdeniz. You can ask us for the contact information of the recommended transfer company.

If you're coming with your car, please be aware that the last 4 km of the road is a dirt road, so we recommend driving slowly. Don't forget to ask for directions if you're coming by car.

There is a parking lot just outside Babakamp.
The nearest airport to Babakamp is Dalaman (DLM).
Distances from some important points are as follows:
Dalaman Airport - Babakamp 80 KM
Fethiye - Babakamp 35 KM
Ölüdeniz - Babakamp 22 KM
Faralya - Babakamp 14 KM
Kirme - Babakamp 9 KM

Accommodation at Babakamp

Babakamp offers various accommodation options, each with a view of Babadağ.

  • Private bungalows with a private bathroom and stove
  • Glamping rooms using shared bathrooms; nomad houses
  • Wooden Baba Cabins using shared bathrooms
  • Bring your own tent or caravan

Weather at Babakamp

Due to our geographical location, evenings can be windy and cool even in the summer months. We recommend bringing mountain clothing and equipment. Water and wind-resistant clothing, wool socks, a headlamp, a water bottle, hiking shoes, and similar items are useful here.

To find out the current weather, you can reach out to us.

Sponsoring our festival?

More info soon.

Food and Beverage

Our festival tickets include buffet breakfast and buffet dinner! Additionally, you can benefit from our cafe, bar, and night grill during your stay.

  • Buffet Breakfast 8:30 - 10:00
  • A'la Carte Lunch Order 13:00 - 16:00
  • Buffet Dinner 18:00 - 19:00
  • Octagon Cafe 09:00 - 00.00
  • Fuegon Bar XXX

It is forbidden to bring food and drinks from outside of Babakamp.

What should I bring with me?

More info soon.

Can I bring my pet?

Except for shared and enclosed areas, we are always open to pets. We kindly ask you to walk your pets with a leash within the area.

For our furry friends staying in the room with you, we charge an extra cleaning fee.

Note: We cannot accept pets in shared rooms during festivals.

I want to organize my own festival at Babakamp

More info soon.


You can reach us for anything you want to ask; we are excited to talk to you.

WhatsApp +905319119709
Instagram @babakamp

Babakamp holds a wide and vibe range of self-curated, well-prepared, global-minded events of movement, arts, dance, music, yoga, wellness, nature, family, mind, body and soul throughout the year.
Babakamp holds a wide and vibe range of self-curated, well-prepared, global-minded events of movement, arts, dance, music, yoga, wellness, nature, family, mind, body and soul throughout the year.
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