25th Anniversary of TURKSOY celebrated in Gagauzia (Moldova)

TÜRKSOY
Friday, 08 February 2019

The Secretary General of the International Organization of Turkic Culture  TURKSOY, Ambassador  Dusen Kasseinov met with the Governor of  Gagauzia (Moldova)  Mrs. Irina Vlah.

Ambassador Kasseinov who paid a visit to Mrs. Irina Vlah within the framework of 25th anniversary celebrations of TURKSOY discussed future cooperation opportunities between TURKSOY and Gagauzia (Moldova) in the near future. In the meeting, the Governor of  Gagauzia (Moldova)  Mrs. Irina Vlah gave some information to Ambassador Kasseinov about ties between the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia (Moldova) and Turkic republics and said that major investments have been made by Gagauzia in  Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Turkey and  Tatarstan (RF) in recent years.

In the meeting where both parties agreed upon the continuation of cultural cooperation between  TURKSOY and Gagauzia (Moldova), Secretary General  Kasseinov accepted the invitation of Governor Vlah to participate in Hydyrellez celebrations to be carried out on May 6th, 2019.

Within the framework of his visit to Gagauzia, TURKSOY Secretary General  Dusen Kasseinov also met with officials of the Administration of Culture and Tourism Affairs of the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia (Moldova).

In the meeting which took place in the Art Gallery of Komrat, the Chief of the Administration of Culture and Tourism of Gagauzia  (Moldova) Mrs. Marina Semenova said that it is an honour for her  to be hosting various events in Gagauzia on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of TURKSOY and expressed her confidence in the fact that the cooperation between TURKSOY and Gagauzia  will further grow stronger.

Mrs. Semenova further extended her gratitude to TURKSOY Secretary General Kasseinov for the preparation of the catalogue featuring photos of Gagauzia resulting from the 15th Photographers' Gathering of TURKSOY and giving an insight into the culture, lifestyle and touristic sites of Gagauzia.

The 2-day-visit held within the framework of the 25th anniversary of TURKSOY will feature  a photography exhibition of TURKSOY  to be held in the capital  Komrat as well as the presentation of a catalogue prepared by TURKSOY presenting photos from the 15th Photographers' Gathering of TURKSOY  which give an insight into the culture, lifestyle and touristic sites of Gagauzia, and finally a concert of the  "Düz Ava" song and  dance ensemble.