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Mayor Zolan: "We leave the trail to the future"

This year, Denizli Metropolitan Municipality organized the award ceremony and exhibition opening of the Denizli Metropolitan Municipality 2nd Photo Contest. Opening the exhibition, Mayor of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Osman Zolan said: ''We leave the trail to the future.''

This year was held the award ceremony and exhibition opening of the Denizli Metropolitan Municipality 2nd Photo Contest on ''Life in Denizli'' theme, organized by Denizli Metropolitan Municipality in collaboration with Denizli Association of Photographic Art (DEFSAD). Mayor of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Osman Zolan, Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Secretary General Mustafa Gökoğlan, DEFSAD President Mehmet Çakır, art lovers and many guests attended the ceremony held at the Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Turan Bahadır Exhibition Hall. DEFSAD President Mehmet Çakır thanked Denizli Metropolitan Municipality for its great interest and support given in this collaboration. Stating that the photos divided into different categories have been very successful, DEFSAD President Mehmet Çakır said: ''Metropolitan Municipality mayor is the one who devoted himself to this work. I believe that this event will continue for many years. ''


"Beauties are lasting"


Stressing that with this contest they make the beauties of Denizli lasting, Mayor Zolan said: ''Can we send to our future a frame of our Denizli's beauties? Organizing this contest, we wanted to show Turkey and the world, the hidden beauties of Denizli. The photo contest was split into three categories, Rural, Urban, and Nature. I hope we will make these beauties lasting. In the next period, we will organize photo competitions on various themes. I would like to thank firstly DEFSAD and everyone who contributed to this contest. We leave the trail to the future. "


Prizes found their owners


After speeches the awards ceremony began. At the "Nature" category Fikret Yorgancıoğlu won the 1st prize, İlknur Boy won the 2nd prize and Ali Aslan the 3rd. At the "Urban" category, Emel Güley was the 1st, Çınar Yüksel the 2nd and Hüseyin Bostancı the 3rd. At the ''Rural'' category, Cihan Karaca was the 1st, Mehmet Müsebbih Ergin the 2nd and Tugba Candır the 3rd. 3 honorable mentions were given to every category and 64 works received the right to be exhibited. The winners received their prizes from the Mayor of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Osman Zolan. Later Mayor Zolan and his retinue held the opening of the exhibition.


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