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Mehmet Akif Ersoy Remembrance and Understanding Night

At the 78th anniversary of passing away, Denizli Metropolitan Municipality organized the "Mehmet Akif Ersoy Remembrance and Understanding Night" program. On behalf of the great words of Mehmet Akif Ersoy, Mayor of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Osman Zolan said that Denizli Metropolitan Municipality is ready to make any kind of sacrifice for our future generations.

Denizli Metropolitan Municipality together with the City Council City Poets Society organized the "Mehmet Akif Ersoy Remembrance and Understanding Night" program. Mayor of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Osman Zolan, Deputy Governor İsmail Kaygısız, Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Secretary General Mustafa Gökoğlan, invited guests and a large number of citizens attended the memorial program held at Çatalçeşme Theatre Hall on the occasion of 78th anniversary of Mehmet Akif Ersoy. Stressing in his speech here that to be a national poet is not easy at all, Mayor of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Osman Zolan, ''In those difficult years was not easy at all to enthuse the hearts of the nation in that hard times, to provide an exceptional contribution to the national struggle. In those years Mehmet Akif Ersoy was a poet who wrote the Çanakkale Poem and Epic without seeing the Çanakkale War. He didn't see the batle with his eyes but he saw it with his hart and soul. He followed the war with his heart eye, ''he said. Stating that Mehmet Akif Ersoy was great poet, Mayor Zolan, ''His travel from Istanbul to Ankara in the liberation struggle lasted about 2 months. He inoculated the national fighting spirit to the communities in every village, in every neighborhood he passed during his travel. He is our ancestor, our Master and our national poet, ''he said.  
 

History won't be forgotten


Mayor Zolan spoke as follows: "We have great ancestors like Mehmet Akif Ersoy. It is our important duty to always remember them and to beatify their souls. We have to transmit the beauty of our poet Mehmet Akif Ersoy fo our future generations.'' Stating that Denizli Metropolitan Municipality is ready to make any kind of sacrifice for conscious generations, Mayor of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Osman Zolan, ''Hopefully by bringing together past and future to go further to a better and more beautiful future, to keep our flag higher and by remembering our great ancestors Mehmet Akif Ersoy, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Fatih Sultan Mehmet, Kanuni, Alpaslan, Servergazi, Müftü Ahmet Hulusi Efendi and many others, not to forget our essences.


Were read poems of Mehmet Akif Ersoy


At the memorial program the poet Şerif Kutludağ of the City Council City Poets Society spoke about Mehmet Akif Ersoy. In addition, the City Council City Poets Society artists read poems of Mehmet Akif Ersoy. Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Young Denizli Theatre Club members presented the theatre play ''Son Çanakkale'' (Last Çanakkale). The artists of Denizli Metropolitan Municipal Conservatory accompanied the poets with their songs. At the end of the program watched with great interest by the audience, Mayor Zolan and members of the protocol gave flowers to the artists.