Books by writers from Western Thrace were presented at GTGB
The works of three valuable Western Thracian authors, published by the Culture and Education Company of the Minority of Western Thrace (BAKEŞ), were presented on Wednesday evening, 24 January, at the clubhouse of the Komotini Turkish Youth Union (GTGB).
In the promotional event organised on Wednesday evening at 18.30, the books titled "As it comes" by retired teacher-writer Rahmi Ali, "From what I wrote in the Minority Press" by retired teacher-writer Asım Çavuşoğlu and "Eternity" by poet Yücel Mısırlı Şakir were presented.
The opening speech of the event was made by Hüseyin Bostancı, President of BAKEŞ, and the moderator of the event was Koray Bağdatlı.
Hüseyin Bostancı, while expressing his thoughts about the works introduced, informed the participants about the activities carried out by BAKEŞ regarding the books.
Moderator Koray Bağdatlı gave brief information about the background of the authors and the content of their works.
Then the author of the book "From what I wrote in the Minority Press", Azilli Teacher - Writer Asım Çavuşoğlu took the floor. Çavuşoğlu, who shared his thoughts about his book with the cognates, stated the following:
Lastly, Poet Yücel Mısırlı Şakir gave a speech and introduced his first poetry book. Firstly, Mısırlı Şakir gave information about himself to the participants, then he gave information about the poems in his book and expressed the following;
After the three valuable authors of Western Thrace introduced their works to the cognates, Pervin Hayrullah, Director General of BAKEŞ and İbrahim Şerif, President of the Consultative Board of the Turkish Minority of Western Thrace and Mufti of Komotini, took the floor and shared their thoughts about the authors and their works with the participants.
The event was attended by Consul General Barış Çulha from the Consulate General of Turkey in Komotini, President of the Consultative Committee of the Turkish Minority of Western Thrace and Mufti of Komotini İbrahim Şerif, President of the FEP Party Çiğdem Asafoğlu, President of BAKEŞ Hüseyin Bostancı, General Director of BAKEŞ Pervin Hayrullah, Mayor of Kozlukebir Erdem Hüseyin, President of Xanthi Turkish Union Ozan Ahmetoğlu, President of Komotini Turkish Youth Union Sedat Hasan, President of Western Thrace Minority University Graduates Association Ali Alioğlu, Secretary General of Western Thrace Turkish Teachers Union Asime Hasanoğlu, former Rhodope MP Galip Galip and book lovers attended the event.