An all-around antagonist image and attitude represent the basic characteristics of the group. Fans eating at fish restaurants Name of the group comes from the central market place of Beşiktaş district, where is located in downtown, near by the Istanbul Bosphorus. Beşiktaş Çarşı contains many restaurants, bars, a big fish market, and also numerous cosmetics, clothing and technology shops. There the fans assemble and spend their daytime with various activities until the matches. It is possible to see the fans on match days, wearing black-white jerseys at the fish restaurants and bars.
Also, the newly produced chants by Beşiktaş fans are usually sung and embraced for the first time in Beşiktaş Çarşı. After their meetings, fans generally walk to the home ground, İnönü Stadium with passing the pavement near by Dolmabahçe Palace. They generally prefer to arrive there about 2 or 3 hours before the matches; however, majority of people do not get in the stadium instantly. They also like to hang around the stadium just before going in, for different reasons such as meeting their friends, to have some drink or chanting for adaptation right before the matches. In Istanbul, supporters live in both European and Asian side of Bosphorus, and so do Çarşı members. The Asian side habitants go to stadium by both road and sea transportation, but sea transportation is used more frequently.
The fans mainly get on the ferries from Kadıköy or Üsküdar districts, where they can arrive to Beşiktaş in approximately 20 minutes. There are both directly related members of group and just normal supporters who want to be a part of action; also it is likely to see many university students among the members. Therefore, the group stand out with its quip, witty and humorist aspect. Çarşı generally react the topics and incidents with an unexpected manner. Çarşı utilize some symbols to express their opinions.
One of them is a derivative form of letter A as it used in the notion of anarchy. However, Çarşı states that they re-shaped the symbol with extending the low ends of the letter to show the difference. Hence, they use the letter as a symbol of rebellious soul (Turkish: ‘’Asi Ruh’’). This notion has been an inspiration as to the name of the TV documentary Asi Ruh dedicated to the group which was begun in 2007, the group's 25th anniversary, and which was out on DVD in 2008. Some young fans wearing Çarşı concepted goods The assortment of support is very wide, it is possible to see the fans from teenagers to the age groups near the 60-year-old or older.
The fans would wear the official team products as well as the products based on Çarşı. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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