Four awards go to Near East University at the 1st International Culture and Art Meeting

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Added On: 02 December 2019, Monday, 08:25
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Four awards go to Near East University at the 1st International Culture and Art Meeting

Students of the Near East University Faculty of Fine Arts were awarded four prizes: First Prize, Second Prize, EMU Special Prize and MAKAMER Special Prize at the 1st International Culture and Art Meeting Cultural Activities held by Famagusta Women’s Center (MAKAMER).

According to the information provided by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations of Near East University, Bülent Irkad, one of the students of Near East University Plastic Arts Department, won the first prize, İzel Hastunç 2nd prize, Selma Jasmin Devin EMU Special Prize and Zülal Sabiha Beşerler MAKAMER Special Prize at the 1st International Culture and Art Meeting Cultural Activities held by Famagusta Women’s Center, MAKAMER, within the scope of “Women’s Liberation in All Areas”. Nihan Metin’s works were also deemed worthy of exhibition.

At the event where Vedia Okutan Gaydeler, faculty member of the Department of Plastic Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design and lecturer Dr. Eser Keçeci from the Faculty of Communication were among the invited artists, the artworks were evaluated by a committee consisting of ceramic artists Gopal Das Shrestha, Dr. Majid Ziyae, Prof. Dr. Sevim Çizer, Northern Cyprus Ceramics Association President Semral Öztan, a representative from MAKAMER and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Banu Çavuşoğlu, the lecturer of the Department of Interior Design.

Awards motivating students are felicific…
Vedia Okutan Gaydeler, a lecturer at the Department of Plastic Arts at Near East University, said in her statement regarding the awards that they have had a proud achievement.

Gaydeler stated that in the event held with the aim of promoting the development of national art and culture, developing the motivation of young artists, meeting the artists of the foreign countries and to exchange culture with other countries, receiving awards and exhibiting the works of students motivated our students.

Vedia Okutan Gaydeler, “I am delighted that 5 of my students participated in the competition with 10 ceramic works and according to the results of the evaluation, they were awarded the 1st Prize, 2nd Prize, EMU Special Award and MAKAMER Special Award. Four awards and the remaining works to be exhibited motivated my students positively.”