UM Türk Telekom Eastern Express National Photography Contest Award Ceremony and Exhibition UM, organized for the first time under the auspices of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, was held at 11 June 2018 Monday, The Ankara Hotel with the participation of UDH Minister Ahmet Arslan.
Undersecretary Suat Hayri Aka, UDHB Undersecretary Orhan Birdal and Galip Zerey, TCDD General Manager İsa Apaydın, Bilgin Recep Bekem and TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. General Manager Veysi Kurt joined.
Arslan: yol We have rebuilt the spring air in the period of Atatürk in the railways Ars
Speaking at the ceremony, UDH Minister Ahmet Arslan said that the railways reflect the history of the last 1,5 century-old destiny, pain, joy, separation and reconciliation of this country.
Soldier and ammunition in the days of the War of Independence, the peace days of the future of the country's hopes and excitement about the train transported by the Arslan, the citizens of the village who departed from Istanbul to the dreams of the trains voiced voyage voiced.
Transferring the traces of the material and spiritual values of the Turkish cultural heritage in the Eastern Express, Arslan said:
Esi Eastern Express; Turkey's new face and offers an event that coincides with a new vision. "
Üyor Reminding us of our history, reminding our culture, like a pearl, sprinkled on Anatolia to remind us of our beautiful villages and towns. She spends the full 24 time on the road to bring the beauties of our country to four seasons. Both citizens of both our guests coming to our country from abroad, a new face and a new vision of Turkey's new face of railways and moreover offers an event that coincides with a new vision. "
Arslan, explaining the work done to lift the railroads, rebuilding the spring air in the era of Atatürk's railroad and that they have taken a serious distance to capture that magnificent excitement.
Arslan stated that once the unused East Express hosted one 270 thousand people in a year, 5 had found 170 a thousand people in the XNUMX this year.
Expressing their interest in artistic events, Arslan said that they have invested in strengthening the links of railways with life.
”We see photographers as volunteer advertising ambassadors“
440 photographer's 529 photo join the contest emphasizing the Arslan, "these photos 36, award-winning photos on Wednesday at Kars Gar, and then was selected to be exhibited in Ankara Gar." He said.
Arslan Turkey as well as abroad, stating that they want the development of the railroad photography, "You are our railways and we see ourselves as ambassadors of our country's voluntary advertising. The moment we live, the future of a square photo, immortalize it, sometimes thousands of pages can explain the story can not explain. Gel
X 95 of railway lines has been renewed “
95 1'in renewed the percentage of existing railway lines, the rest of the studies will be completed in the 2-XNUMX year, attracting attention, as of today, Ankara-Polatli express service began to serve.
The building and museum used by Atatürk as a residence and headquarters point out that the historical Ankara Gar will continue to serve as a part of the culture and as its values. It is our duty to keep them standing up and to stand in pride. We are aware of this task. Ey
Apaydın: lar Our historical and cultural heritage is not forgotten. Ap
TCDD General Manager İsa Apaydın In his speech at the ceremony, high-speed and high-speed railway projects that increase the prestige of our country with the support of our government has been implemented, so far 10.620 km railway renewed and pulled and modernized vehicles by replacing out-of-the-way journeys to take comfort and pleasant journeys, he said.
Apaydın stated that our historical and cultural heritage stations and stations have not been forgotten, they have been restored in accordance with their original life and they have been transformed into a life center. “Our fast, safe and comfortable trains are integrated with the historical garages and stations that we have restored, indispensable places of the artists, turned into a plateau.
The unique beauties of the Anatolian geography in every season fascinate our passengers who are looking at the moon-star train window and inspire our artists and poets. Anadolu
Apaydın stated that the passengers of all ages and different statuses, especially the artists, have shown great interest in the Eastern Express which is operated between Ankara and Kars. Pres Photographs taken in the stations and on the train between Ankara-Kars are news to our televisions, adorn the first pages of newspapers and magazines sanat he said.
TCDD General Manager İsa ApaydınIm We would like to thank all the artists who participated in the Eastern Express National Photography Contest organized for the first time with the instructions and under the auspices of the Minister, and congratulate our artists who will receive awards and wish them well.,
Kurt: or The train is at the center of life. Kurt
TCDD Transportation Inc. General Director Veysi Kurt stated that the train was not seen as a means of transportation since the day it went on the stage of history, and transformed the economic, social and cultural texture of every place it reached, and that it took place at the center of people's life, and that it inspired many branches of art from literature to photography.
After the speeches, the winners of the competition were given awards.
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