Emine Erdoğan Opens Turkey Week at Kalemegdan Park

08/10/2019

The third leg of the Turkey Week event, themed as "Göbeklitepe: Humans and Life," has been given start in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. The opening of the program that has taken start with the Göbeklitepe Photography Exhibition has been kicked off by Turkish First Lady Her Excellency Emine Erdoğan and Serbian First Lady Her Excellency Tamara Vučić.

The first of the events organized in the historical and prestigious venues in Belgrade was undertaken on Tuesday, October 8 at Kalemegdan Park, one of the city's historical and touristic sites. The photography exhibition entitled "Zero Point of History: Göbeklitepe" has been opened with the participation of Turkish First Lady Her Excellency Emine Erdoğan and Serbian First Lady Her Excellency Tamara Vučić. The historical voyage of Göbeklitepe from its discovery to our time has been presented to the taste of Serbian people with the works on display.

Following the exhibition, Göbeklitepe Excavation Committee Chairman Celal Uludağ gave a lecture for the students of the Department of Archaeology at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Belgrade during the conference entitled "Zero Point of History: Göbeklitepe." Uludağ gave theoretical information that can shed light on the history of humankind.

Diverse aspects of our country will continue to be promoted with exhibitions, workshops, concerts, conferences and panel discussions to be held at various venues in Belgrade.