Photographers' Gathering of TURKSOY in Gagauzia
The International Organization of Turkic Culture TURKSOY held its 15th Phoptographers' Gathering in Gagauzia(Moldova) within the framework of Hidrellez celebrations.
Throughout the Gathering, photographers from various countries of the Turkic World visited the cities of Komrat, Chadyr Lunga and Kongaz where they took pictures featuring impressions of the culture and traditions of the Gagauz people.
Tens of thousands of spectators attended events held in the “At-Prolin” farm within the framework of the "Hidrellez in Gagauzia 2018" celebrations which are considered as the national feast of the Gagauz people.
Under the leadership of the Representative of Kazakhstan to TURKSOY Mr. Askar Turganbayev, Ceyhun Abdulla (Azerbaijan), Cumahun Sharipov (Kyrgyzstan), Yelena Boldyreva (Bashkortostan, RF), Giray Karahasan (TRNC) and Ahmat Baysiyev (Kabardino Balkaria, RF) attended the celebrations and took pictures of traditional handcrafts, garments, wood-carving objects, traditional dolls, glass, wood and ceramic ornaments made by more than sixty craftsmen.
Photographers of the Turkic World who visited various places of Gagauzia from May 4th to May 6th, 2018 took pictures featuring impressions of the culture and natural landscapes of Gagauzia.
Works resulting from the 15th Photographers' Gathering of TURKSOY which took place with the contribution of 5 photographers of the Turkic World will introduce the rich cultural heritage of Gagauzia and its culture, customs, cuisine and touristic places to the world.