The Yunus Emre Institute (YEE), which has lengthy prided itself on presenting the world with Turkish cultural choices from its 58 facilities across the globe, is now persevering with its actions with plenty of internet-based concert events, interviews, movie screenings and commemorative occasions.
The YEE is successfully sustaining its cultural actions online at a time when the world has been condensed to what can match between 4 partitions as a result of world Corona Virus pandemic.
In an interview with Anadolu Agency (AA), the chair of the YEE, professor Şeref Ateş, mentioned the institute was proud to share Turkey’s two essential property – specifically tradition and civilization – with the world.
Underlining the significance of cultural heritage, Ateş famous that: “If you don’t produce new issues, your heritage will virtually destroy itself since you can’t preserve it ready.”
Underlining tradition as a product that must be consumed recent, Ateş continued: “At the second, we’re striving to provide tradition by bringing all of our occasions to the digital setting.”
Appealing to each younger, outdated
Digital occasions that enable entry from everywhere in the world attraction to all age teams. The YEE promotes Turkey in varied fields, from the humanities to science, Turkish language schooling, cultural actions and extra – and will increase the variety of individuals world wide who search to ascertain ties with Turkey.
The institute has applied digital packages in varied areas, most just lately together with the April 23 National Sovereignty and Children’s Day occasion, concert events organized to pay tribute to well being care staff working to fight the outbreak, interviews with nationwide athletes to conveying the message, “Keep match, keep at house” and an occasion to commemorate Turcologist Fahri Kaya who died just lately, alongside varied Turkish movie screenings.
The YEE holds Turkish language programs in lots of components of the world, together with Jordan, the U.K., Qatar, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Tunisia, Romania and Poland – and is continuous these programs online. In this fashion, because of the devoted efforts of YEE instructors, Turkish schooling has remained uninterrupted for contributors.
On the opposite hand, college students from varied nations additionally come collectively at digitally organized speech golf equipment. Students studying Turkish at YEE facilities in Rome, London, Kiev and Cairo are supplied a possibility to satisfy on the identical platform and share concepts concerning the pandemic and quarantine days.
As a part of “Turkish Film Week,” held so as to proceed drawing curiosity in Turkish movies and sequence, the institute screens a Turkish movie each Wednesday on tv channels in Balkan nations resembling Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
The movies which were up to now screened embrace “Bizim için Şampiyon” (Champion), “Anons” (The Announcement), “Ayla” (Ayla the Daughter of War), “Paranın Kokusu” (The Smell of Money), “Bütün Saadetler Mümkündür” (All Felicities Are Possible) and “Dedemin İnsanları” (My Grandfather’s People), and have been welcomed with nice curiosity by tv viewers throughout the Balkans.
The radio station Türkçenin Sesi (Sound of Turkish), in the meantime, greets audiences on daily basis with daytime, iftar and sahur packages so as to cheer individuals up during the month of Ramadan.
Türkçenin Sesi, broadcasting as a part of the YEE, conveys the buildup of language, tradition and humanities of the Turkish civilization, which has deep roots in historical past, by packages “Ramazan Medeniyeti” (Civilization of Ramadan), “Ramazan Günlüğü” (Ramadan Diary) and “Ne Var Ne Yok” (What’s Going On).
Radio broadcasting on the web might be accessed by way of http://turkceninsesi.yee.org.tr.