DREAM DISCOVER ENDOW YOUTH PROJECT – BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
In order to promote and spread our foundation civilization in the international arena the “Dream, Discover and Endow Youth Project” is promoted by our Directorate General, and in the second stage of this project, 16 university students from Bosnia and Herzegovina were hosted in Istanbul and Bursa between September 25- October 1, 2022 and series of educational and cultural events were organized to promote Turkish foundation culture.
Within the scope of this program “Dream, Discover and Endow Youth Project” which was carried out with the aim of promoting the Turkish foundation culture with universal values, the activities carried out by our Directorate General in Istanbul and Bursa were introduced to the young guests on site and in practice. In this context;
-Established by our Directorate General, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Foundation University and Bezmialem Valide Sultan Foundation University were visited. Information was shared about the foundational history of Bezmialem Valide Sultan University Hospital and the current foundational services of the hospital.
- İstanbul Eyüp Soup Kitchen was visited and information about the soup kitchen was given and the students actively worked and took part in its service.
- Examples of foundational works protected by our Directorate General in İstanbul were toured. Sultan Ahmet (Blue) Mosque and Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, Süleymaniye Complex, bird houses in Üsküdar (Ayazma Mosque, Selimiye Mosque, Yeni Valide Mosque). Information wasshared about the foundation works on the historical Meşe Yolu (today’s Divan Yolu) route from Eminönü to Beyazıt Square
-In Bursa visits were made to Ulu Mosque and its surrounding, Yeşil (Green) Mosque and Yeşil (Green) Tomb, Panorama 1326 Bursa Conquest Museum and the Muradiye Complex. Tile, calligraphy, felt and silkworm applications were observed in the traditional Turkish arts workshops located on the Irgandı Bridge and were actually made by the students.