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A Documentary of a Famous Turkish Poet Osman Türkay is Being Prepared by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of CIU

A documentary is being prepared by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Cyprus International University (CIU), which deals with the life, works and thoughts of the world - famous Turkish Cypriot poet Osman Türkay.

Prof. Dr. Metin Karadağ, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of CIU and the project director pointed out that Osman Türkay is a poet, who has reached universal artist identity among Turkish Cypriots.

Prof. Dr. Karadağ stated that CIU has produced a documentary based on a research project about the life, works and thoughts of the poet in the context of preserving and improving community service and community values.

Prof. Dr. Metin Karadağ said they prepared the scenarios with Assist. Prof. Dr. Mihrican Aylanç and he said "a poet will be evaluated with a research project for the first time in the TRNC after the necessary academic and scientific procedures are completed with the opportunities provided by the University's Board of Trustees and the Rectorate's for Cypriot-based research facilities."

Karadağ also stated that they would present the research project as a quality documentary with the technical contributions of the Radio and Television Department within the Faculty of Communication.

Prof. Dr. M. Karadağ said that the documentary will be prepared with the participation of various experts, poets and critics and he stated that first they would publish it on the island and then in the universal scope with the translation in foreign language.

Karadağ said "Our goal in the project is to prove that the Turkish Cypriots have competent and respectable products in the arts and literature, and they have the qualities of contemporary and modern society."

Prof. Dr. Metin Karadağ, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of CIU and the Project Director said the documentary will be completed in spring 2019.

Last updated: 25-09-2018