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Çanakkale Martyrs commemorated

Denizli Municipality organized activities within 18th March - Çanakkale Victory and Martyr’s Day. Activities were appreciated by audience.
Mayor Osman Zolan, Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Bağcı Rector of PAU and many citizens participated in the program, held at PAU Congress and Culture Center.
Heroic ballads, written during the war years were presented for viewers. Stories of Turkish soldiers touched everybody. Artist Gökmen, who makes musical compositions for "One Turkey" Program performed heroic songs in accompanying himself on the saz, a traditional Turkish stringed instrument. Artist Sabri Özmener introduced histories, accompanied by music, which were experienced in the Battle of Çanakkale.
At the end of the program, Mayor Zolan and Prof. Dr. Bağcı presented plaques to artists.
Mayor: ‘The blood of our martyrs was spilled on this land. Martyrs sacrificed the most valuable for their country and gave us this beautiful homeland. I commemorate our martyrs with respect and gratitude.’
Prof. Dr. Selahattin Özçelik Dean of Education Faculty of PAU pointed to the importance of Çanakkale Battle.