The days of the first Vince book are over
Book Days organized by Fındıklı Municipality and Publishers Cooperative were held from April 11th to 17th at Hayati Aykut Park in Rize/Fındıklı.
Many national and local writers, poets, journalists, politicians and artists attended the Viçe Book Days which featured book stands, autographs and interviews, poetry and music concerts and children’s activities.
After the speeches by the Mayor of Fındıklı Ercüment Şahin Çervatoğlu, the President of the Publishing Cooperative Elif Akkaya and many guests, the opening ceremony took place on the stage with the Fındıklı Municipality Women’s Choir and the Fındıklı Municipality Folk Dance Team. In the evening, Mayor Çervatoğlu, with the participation of CHP Vice-Chairman for Local Governments and Deputy Army Deputy Seyit Torun, declared the three-year work of Fındıklı Municipality entitled “3 Years of Meci”.
With the participation of hundreds of children, many different children’s workshops were conducted by Kadıköy Atölye and EğitimiMeci team within a week.
For 7 days there were many day and evening events with lectures, autographs and concerts.
Respectively; Journalist İsmail Saymaz, Alper Akçam and Yakup Kepenek with his interview on Village Institutes, poet Ahmet Telli and Küçükçekmece Bld. Cultural Director Güney Özkılınç, “Politics and Democracy Entering the Second Century”, Journalists Deniz Zeyrek and Ali Haydar Fırat, with the conversation “Women’s Struggle in the Social Field”, President of the Federation of Women’s Associations of Turkey Canan Güllü, Izmir Former Deputy Zeynep Altıok and President of the Ankara Chamber of Architects Tezcan Karakuş Candan, poets’ night with poets İbrahim Karaca, Taherey Mirzaei Saeidabad, Malik Enes Gümüşlü, Musa Karaalioğlu and Şenol Morgül, interview “Remembrance and Space in Literature”, writers Şeyhmus Diken and İrem Uzunhasanoğlu, literary discussion with our journalists Guests Ayşen Şahin and Mine Söğüt, Abdullah Aysu and Gökhan Günaydın with an interview on the topic “Food Crisis and the Role of Municipalities”, İkizdere resistanceists, Cemil Aksu, Neşe Karahan and Mehmet Gürkan with an interview on the topic “Environment and Ecology Battles in the Black Sea”, Mustafa Coşar, President of Çankaya City Council an interview on “Community Municipalism and Meci”, Muammer Keskin, Mayor of Sisli, and Filiz Ceritoglu, Mayor of Efes Selcuk Sengel with an interview “Youth and politics from yesterday to today”, CHP Vice-Chairman Gökçe Gökçen, Left Prime Minister Alper Taş and Emep Vice Chairman Sedat Başkavak with an interview “Domestic and foreign policy in the shadow of crisis and war”, our journalists and writers guests İbrahim Varlı, Fatih Elderly and Burcu Karakaş, writers Erdem Seçen with “Interactive Children’s Workshop”, Salih Bora and Esin Pervane from the Aziz Nesin Foundation with an interview with “Aziz Nesin Literature”, journalist Özlem Gürses with an interview with ” Power and Mafia Relations” and Ahmet Ahmet from the Workers Party of Turkey Stylish concert and autograph session, the artist Erdal Güney and the final concert Yayla Trio participated in the Viçe Book Days.