The 17th anniversary of Özay Gönlüm's passing away
Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman Zolan released a message on the occasion of the 17th memorial anniversary of our folk artist Özay Gönlüm, who introduced Denizli's culture and songs to the whole world.
Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman Zolan released a message on the occasion of the 17th memorial anniversary of our folk artist Özay Gönlüm. In his message, Mayor Osman Zolan commemorated with love, respect and mercy our Turkish folk music artist, Özay Gönlüm, who worked his whole life to keep alive the Anatolian culture.
Stating that Özay Gönlüm, who took an exceptional place in the heart of the Turkish people with his songs and his colorful personality, was an artist of this country, Mayor Zolan said: ''Our unforgettable artist Özay Gönlüm, who devoted a large part of his life to Turkish Folk Music, has introduced our city and our country to the whole world with his famous Yaren, his works, and his folk songs in Denizli's dialect. He has also reflected his love for his country in his works. Our artist has was also an example of social responsibility awareness, with his work called "Fişini de Al Mustafa Ali".
Stating that transmitting the Denizli's famous poet Özay Gönlüm and his works to the future generations is one of our most important duties, Mayor Osman Zolan said: ''Our famous folk artist Özay Gönlüm will always have his unique place in our heart. I would like to commemorate once again with respect and mercy the 17th anniversary of our folk minstrel Özay Gönlüm's passing away. Özay Gönlüm was a model person not only with his art but also with his personality. ''