Akdeniz Üniversitesi

18th International Mediterranean Youth Festival (13-15 May 2015)

Akdeniz University 18th International Mediterranean Youth Fe

In accordance with a long-standing tradition, Akdeniz University brought together students and young people from a wide range of different countries to attend the 18th International Mediterranean Youth Festival. At a meeting held in the Senate Salon on May 14th 2015 the Rector of Akdeniz University, Prof. Dr. İsrafil Kurtcephe, hosted international festival participants, and expressed his happiness at the opportunity to welcome so many young people from every corner of the world to take part in an event of such artistic and cultural significance. The meeting, which included young people from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Japan, Montenegro, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Rwanda and Russia, as well as students attending Akdeniz University under the Erasmus and Mevlana Exchange Programme and other international students studying at Akdeniz University, was enriched with many colourful and pleasurable moments including songs performed by the international participants. These examples, which were representative of the festival programme and the performances of participants from different countries, which offer an opportunity for students of Akdeniz University to learn more about different cultures.

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