The “February Exhibition” of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts was opened by the Minister of Economy and Energy Olgun Amcaoğlu at the Exhibition Hall of the Faculty of Dentistry of Near East University

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The “February Exhibition” of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts was opened by the Minister of Economy and Energy Olgun Amcaoğlu at the Exhibition Hall of the Faculty of Dentistry of Near East University
The “Fine Arts February Exhibition”, consisting of 47 works exclusively made for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts by the faculty members of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design of Near East University, was opened by the Minister of Economy and Energy, Olgun Amcaoğlu, at the Exhibition Hall of the Faculty of Dentistry of the Near East University.

The opening speeches were made by the Minister of Economy and Energy, Olgun Amcaoğlu, and the Near East University Acting Rector Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ and Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design Prof. Dr. Erdal Aygenç. Minister of Labor and Social Security Hasan Taçoy and Nicosia Deputy Ahmet Savaşan also attended the opening of the exhibition.

The exhibition, which is the 408th exhibition of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts and brings together 47 works of art, sculpture, ceramics and prints made by 14 academic artists of the Near East University, can be visited free of charge until June 15.

The “February Exhibition” of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts was opened by the Minister of Economy and Energy Olgun Amcaoğlu at the Exhibition Hall of the Faculty of Dentistry of Near East University

Olgun Amcaoğlu: “It is a great pleasure for us to have such valuable cultural and artistic events that allow our country to embrace its past and future.”
Minister of Economy and Energy Olgun Amcaoğlu started his opening speech at the February Exhibition of Fine Arts organized by the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts saying “It is a great pleasure for us to have such valuable cultural and artistic events that allow our country to embrace its past and future”. Minister Amcaoğlu stated that all the works brought together with art lovers by the museums opened by the Near East Enterprises and the exhibitions it organized constitute a great integrity for future generations.

Minister of Economy and Energy Olgun Amcaoğlu said, “Some successes are created one by one, stitch by knot and with great effort. Such is the point and success of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts today. The works of artists from different countries, each more valuable than the other, reflecting their own values ​​and cultures; It is a different honor to bring them together with the world under our roof. Thanks everyone who contributed to this great artistic breakthrough, and especially I would like to thank the Günsel Family, especially to Dr. Suat Günsel.”

The “February Exhibition” of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts was opened by the Minister of Economy and Energy Olgun Amcaoğlu at the Exhibition Hall of the Faculty of Dentistry of Near East University

Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ: “The art feast we will witness here today is one of the most important symbols of a great effort, determination and vision.”
In his opening speech, Near East University Acting Rector Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ said, “The art feast we will witness here today is one of the most important symbols of a great effort, determination and vision.”

Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ, “Features that give an educational institution the qualification of a university, undoubtedly, is not only the capacity to produce science and the educational activities it carries out. One of the most important visions that a real university should have is its capacity to serve to society. The keystone of this vision is undoubtedly the social responsibility awareness nurtured by the responsibility felt towards the society.

In his speech, Tamer Şanlıdağ also reminded the PCR Diagnosis and Variant Analysis Kit developed and produced at the Near East University, the protective nasal spray Olirin, and the Genome Analysis Laboratory, which was opened recently, and said, “All these steps are taken by the Near East University. They are a reflection of our ability to produce science. At the same time, each of these steps we have taken as a requirement of our responsibility to our society, were launched with the aim of strengthening the health infrastructure and capacity of our Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus to fight against the pandemic.”

Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ, “On the other hand, more than 400 exhibitions; Museums that bring together over 100 thousand works of art and materials; The largest worship center of Cyprus, which allows 10 thousand people to worship at the same time, Dr. Suat Gunsel Mosque; For the education of the children of the country, all investments will be completed and transferred to the Ministry of National Education and Culture. Projects such as Suat Günsel State Primary School are also very special works of the Near East Enterprises social responsibility awareness.”

The “February Exhibition” of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts was opened by the Minister of Economy and Energy Olgun Amcaoğlu at the Exhibition Hall of the Faculty of Dentistry of Near East University

Prof. Dr. Erdal Aygenç: “Art, of which foundation has almost never changed since prehistoric times and has come to life with magic, brings people together with the world.”
Near East University Faculty of Fine Arts and Design Dean Prof. Dr. Erdal Aygenç started his speech at the “Fine Arts February Exhibition” by mentioning the importance of art in history. “Art, of which foundation has almost never changed since prehistoric times and has come to life with magic, brings people together with the world,” Prof. Dr. Erdal Aygenç said that art always reflects the characteristics of the period and geography it is in.

Prof. Dr. Erdal Aygenç invited all art lovers to see the “Fine Arts February Exhibition”, which will be open to visitors free of charge until June 15.