The "Erasmus+ in Turkey " event was held in the Anatolian Civilizations Museum on March 30, 2017 as part of the 30th Anniversary Campaign of the Erasmus+ Programme. Representatives of the EU Delegation to Turkey, representatives of foreign missions, representatives of higher education institutions, Erasmus students and press members participated in the event.
After the screening of video which compiled from incoming Erasmus students' videos to Turkey, the "Erasmus + in Turkey" event opened with the official speeches by Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey Mr. Gabriel Munuera VINALS and by Undersecretary of the Ministry for European Union Mr. Ahmet YÜCEL. Following the speeches, Erasmus students Kristyna KALMAROVA from Czech Republic and Marc Martorell JUNYENT from Spain shared their Erasmus experiences in Turkey. Click here to watch Erasmus+ in Turkey video. Click here to watch Erasmus student Kristyna KALMAROVA's speech. Click here to watch Erasmus student Marc Martorell JUNYENT's speech.
The event continued with music performances of Erasmus students and Ankara State Opera and Ballet pianist and soloist. Firstly, Erasmus students Gaye ŞİRİNOĞLU and Ayça YILMAZ, who were awarded two times during their Erasmus periods in Milano and Florence, performed fourhanded piano performance. Later on, Ankara State Opera and Ballet pianist Melahat İSMAİLOVA and soloist Şenol TALINLI performed an amazing music recital. Click here to watch piano performance of Gaye ŞİRİNOĞLU and Ayça YILMAZ Click here to watch performance of pianist Melahat İSMAİLOVA and soloist Şenol TALINLI
Following the music recital, "coinage activity" carried out in the memory of the 30th Anniversary of the Erasmus+ with the participation of Erasmus students. The event came to an end with guided tour of Anatolan Civilizations Museum*.
*: The earliest coins was found in Western Anatolia/Turkey that once formed the ancient kingdom of Lydia and made from a naturally occuring mixture of gold and silver called electrum. These coins are now being exhibited in Anatolian Civilizations Museum in Ankara.