Tag Archives: Turkey

We are cool, we are volunteers!

Volunteering is one of the most beautiful experiences that a person can experience. Being a volunteer means to act with the society without expecting a financial or material reimbursement in return. In order to raise awareness of the benefits of volunteering and to encourage young people to take initiative, a youth exchange with a duration […]

Volunteering in an elderly house

421, this was the number of the bus that I was taking every Wednesday to the neighborhood of Keçiören – not very far, but also not near from the center of Ankara. When I got out from the bus I could reach the elderly house in 5 minutes. Between April – May 2017 I did […]

THE VOLUNTEER’ STORY – Portrait of Atahan Gökçe

For the past thirty years, volunteering opportunities have gone through a massive democratization process. Volunteerism has truly become a world of its own. Yet, a volunteer can now describe anyone. From the hardened experienced humanitarian worker working for big NGO machines, to the college student offering his time—and money—to business-like organizations tapping into their white […]

YE “Human Libraries” in Turkey

A Youth Exchange focused on bridging differences and contributing to build open and inclusive societies.

NGA E KALUARA DERI SOT TEATRI TRADICIONAL TURK I KUKULLAVE

Teatri i kukullave nuk është vetëm komedi. Kur shkruhet në mënyrë dramatike, shëndrohet në paradigmë artistike e cila mund të ngritë vetëdijen. Në Turqi, kur përmendet teatri i kukullave, gjëja e parë që të kujtohet janë „Karagjozi dhe Haxhivati“- karaktere lojrash të hijeve. Sipas opinionit të përgjithshëm, shenjat nga kjo teknikë turke të paraqitjes së […]

FROM PAST TO THE PRESENT TRADITIONAL TURKISH PUPPET THEATRE

Puppet theater isn’t just for comedy. When written in a dramatic way, it becomes an artistic paradigm that raises awareness. In Turkey, when someone says puppet theatre, “Karagöz and Hacivat” is the first thing that comes  to mind. The latter are  the characters of a shadow play. According to a general opinion, the Turkish shadow […]