"Yunus Emre and the Turkish Year" Celebration in Maarif Schools of Senegal

01.04.2021



Iba Der Thiam and Dakar College students, affiliated to Turkish Maarif Foundation in Senegal, organized an event within the scope of "Yunus Emre and the Turkish Year". 

Turkey's Ambassador to Dakar Ahmet Kavas, Senegal Maarif Schools Coordinator Ahmet Göcen, Dakar Maarif College Director Recep Can and representatives of Turkish institutions in the country participated in the program, organized to mark the 700th Death Anniversary of Yunus Emre.  

In his speech, Kavas underlined that Yunus Emre was known not only in the Islamic world but all over the world and his message was universal.  

During the program, students performed poems and tunes composed by Yunus Emre, then sang songs in Turkish.
 

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