'Turkish Culture Days' begin in Frankfurt

Events to focus on a "common future" on the 23rd anniversary of Germany's reunification

'Turkish Culture Days' begin in Frankfurt

World Bulletin/News Desk

A Turkish orchestra performed classics by Turkish and German composers at a Frankfurt opera house to mark the opening of the Turkish Culture Days in Germany on Thursday, on the 23rd anniversary of Germany's reunification.

Hesse Turkish Community (HTC) Deputy Chairman Atila Karaborklu said the events program in Frankfurt are aimed at enabling integration of the Turkish-Germans.

Karaborklu said they sought to stress the common experiences of Germans and Turkish-German citizens and their common future.

"We aim to organize this activity every year," he said.

Turkish Consul General in Frankfurt Ufuk Ekici and HTC Chairman Erhan Songun participated in the opening gala.

Turkish Culture Days will feature a series of events until the end of November.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 05 Ekim 2013, 23:38

Muhammed Öylek