TURKSOY will broaden the scope of its cooperation with the Municipality of Nallıhan

TÜRKSOY
Wednesday, 08 August 2018

The Deputy Mayor of Nallıhan Mr. Gökhan Arıcı and his delegation paid a visit to the Secretariat General of  TURKSOY to broaden the scope of the cooperation of the Municipality of Nallıhan with TURKSOY.

Members of the delegation who visited the building of TURKSOY Headquarters met with TURKSOY Deputy Secretary General Prof. Dr. Fırat Purtaş.

In the meeting delegation members expressed their appreciation as to the ever growing number  of cultural activities carried out by TURKSOY to explore, foster and transmit Turkic culture and art to future generations with a view to contributing to the cultural integration of Turkic republics and stressed their wish to participate in these activities as well as to ensure the participation of artists and scholars of the Turkic World in traditional activities carried to be  out  in Nallıhan with the contribution of TURKSOY.

Within the framework of the mutual cooperation between TURKSOY and the Municipality of Nallıhan, both parties decided upon the joint organization of the International Nallıhan Silk Embroideries Culture and Art Festival" to be held between August 16th-19th, 2018 in Nallıhan and featuring various exhibitions, janissary band shows, folk dances, games, sports competitions, concerts of artists performing songs of the Turkic World along with a Photography Exhibition of TURKSOY and an exhibition of traditional garments of the Turkic World.

The delegation who also showed strong interest in the photography exhibition and publications of TURKSOY as well as in the short film introducing TURKSOY and its activities was offeredthe book written by the President of  Turkmenistan Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov and published in Turkish language by TURKSOY  “Turkmenistan: The Heart of the Great Silkroad”.

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