12th International Students’ Gathering held in Bolu
UDEF’s 12th International Students’ Gathering, which this year will be held in 91 cities of 51 different countries, concluded its events in Bolu.
With the slogan of “For a Just World, From East to West”, students from 35 different countries came together at Bolu City Square. By the means of the exhibitions stands, students from different continents were able to introduce their countries and cultures to the attendees.
The program began with recitation from the Noble Quran later followed various cultural performances.
Volunteer Cultural Ambassadors
Making the inaugural speech, President of Koroglu Intenational Student Organization, Seyit Ali Aydin said, “We came together for our 12th grand event. I would like to thank you all for your valued presence. Our fellow international brothers and sisters showed a great devotion for this program. We introduce our people and our country to the international students. When they return, they will be our volunteer cultural ambassadors. This is our only opinion towards them.”
Vice President of UDEF, Suleyman Demir said, “These events will be held in 51 different countries. We have been doing this program since 12 years in order to bring forth the spectacular scenario that we have here. We are brothers. There are 150 Thousands Turkish alumni in 160 countries. The international students who come from different corners of the world to Turkey for education are our brothers and sisters and they are so valued to us. We do not forget our alumni as well. I would like to everyone for their support in organizing this program.”
The unison event of dozens of colors was attended by Director of Bolu Municipality Social and Cultural Activities Guler Mert, Advisor of BAIBU Rector Aydin Him, AK Party Bolu MP Arzu Aydin, UDEF Vice President Suleyman Demir, international students and local public.