Hac Ve Umre Ziyareti http://hacveumreziyareti.com/ Wed, 25 May 2022 17:29:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/hac-ve-umre-ziyareti-icon.png Hac Ve Umre Ziyareti http://hacveumreziyareti.com/ 32 32 Yakima Schools Chief Sends Note to Parents About Tragedy https://hacveumreziyareti.com/yakima-schools-chief-sends-note-to-parents-about-tragedy/ Wed, 25 May 2022 17:29:08 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/yakima-schools-chief-sends-note-to-parents-about-tragedy/

We must protect the city. The words of Yakima Police Captain Jay Seely when asked why the Yakima Police Department no longer has armed resource officers at colleges across the city. Seely says that in the past, the department had enough officers to cover all areas of the city and place officers in high schools and colleges around the city. But this is no longer the case. Now, armed officers are now in Davis and Eisenhower high schools.

Shortages have forced the ministry to make tough decisions

The city lacks 12 to 14 officers. This shortage not only forced the cancellation of the college resource officers, but also forced the city to cancel the traffic unit last year. It was hoped the unit could be restarted in June, but Seely says that won’t happen. He hopes to have a full police force by the end of the year. Seely says two armed resource officers work at Davis and Eisenhower high schools. He also says the department is working closely with the Yakima School District to reinforce school entrances and create safety plans. Seely says the district recently hired a retired officer to coordinate private security in the district.

Yakima Schools Superintendent Dr. Trevor Greene says his heart is broken

Yakima School District Superintendent Dr. Trevor Greene emailed parents in the district on Tuesday;
“Like all of you, my heart is heavy and broken by the news of the senseless shooting and death of at least 19 children and at least two adults at an elementary school in Texas today. It pains me to share information about this tragedy, the 30 school shooting in our country in 2022 and the deadliest since the Florida shooting in 2018. Our schools are meant to be a place of discovery and joy, a place filled with exploration and growth and a safe and peaceful home away from home. from a horrific disaster. I want to assure our staff and families that YSD has a strong safety and security team working hard every day to protect the well-being of our school’s valued occupants. We call on our school community to work together to keep our schools peaceful and safe by reporting any signs of suspicious activity or behavior to our school or district personnel. We can’t say or do anything to make this horrible situation better, but it just isn’t. The only thing we can do at this time is to send our thoughts, support, prayers, light – or however you express your love and care – to those affected by the incomprehensible tragedy of ‘today.”

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2,900-year-old Urartian Castle is transformed into an open-air museum https://hacveumreziyareti.com/2900-year-old-urartian-castle-is-transformed-into-an-open-air-museum/ Wed, 25 May 2022 13:53:01 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/2900-year-old-urartian-castle-is-transformed-into-an-open-air-museum/

History is an inconstant subject. If not carefully preserved, it quickly disappears into the cloudy nights of forgotten lands, never to be found again. The 2,900-year-old Altıntepe Castle – one of the most important Urartian cities in Anatolia, Erzincan in eastern Turkey – can testify to this. Standing the test of time as the only remnant of its unique culture, it is now ready to open up to visitors after being converted into an open-air museum with excavations ending at the site.

The artifacts unearthed in the Urartian-era Altıntepe Castle, located on the historic Silk Road and turned into an open-air museum affectionately dubbed “the Archeopark”, are the only examples of Urartian culture they represent.

Altıntepe Castle, one of the most important centers of the Urartians and the Eastern Roman Empire, is located on a 60-meter-high (196-foot-high) hill in Üzümlü district, 14 kilometers (8.69 miles) northeast of Erzincan town. center.

An aerial view shows the 2,900-year-old Urartian-era Altıntepe castle in Erzincan, Turkey, May 24, 2022. (AA Photo)

The first excavations in and around Urartian Castle, where hundreds of historical artifacts dating from 850 and 590 BC are found, were conducted between 1959 and 1967 under the direction of Professor Tahsin Özgüç of Ankara University .

Restarted in 2003 by Professor Mehmet Karaosmanoğlu in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Atatürk University, the excavations were completed in 2019.

A lot of important information and many historical artifacts, some of which are singular examples, were obtained during the excavations carried out in the 2,900-year-old castle, which is one of the most important Urartian settlements in Anatolia. The historical knowledge gained from the excavations has been assessed in numerous articles and published in several books.

The castle has been restored since the excavations and transformed into an open-air museum by creating footpaths. Once the landscaping work is completed, the museum will be open to visitors.

An aerial view shows the 2,900-year-old Urartian-era Altıntepe castle in Erzincan, Turkey, May 24, 2022. (AA Photo)

Artifacts discovered at the 2,900-year-old Urartian-era Altıntepe Castle are displayed at the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, in Ankara, Turkey, May 24, 2022. (AA Photo)

Provincial Culture and Tourism Director Arda Heb told Anadolu Agency (AA) that the excavations of Altıntepe Castle have contributed significantly to Anatolian archaeology.

Heb explained that the castle had been turned into an open-air museum after many years of excavation.

“The first excavations at Altıntepe Castle, which is 14 kilometers from our city center, were initiated by the late Professor Tahsin Öngüç in 1959, and our professor’s excavations continued until 1968. The second excavation stage was carried out by Professor Mehmet Karaosmanoğlu between 2003 and 2020. In these studies, important architectural remains and artifacts belonging to the Urartian period were found.

Heb said that Altıntepe is one of the most important settlements of the Urartian civilization which has survived to the present day.

An aerial view shows the 2,900-year-old Urartian-era Altıntepe castle in Erzincan, Turkey, May 24, 2022. (AA Photo)

An aerial view shows the 2,900-year-old Urartian-era Altıntepe castle in Erzincan, Turkey, May 24, 2022. (AA Photo)

“Structures from the Urartian period discovered at Altıntepe have made a significant contribution to Anatolian archeology and are the only examples of the culture they represent. Artifacts excavated from the castle are on display at the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara and have been evaluated in many articles and published. Altıntepe Castle has survived to the present day and is an important settlement of Urartian civilization.”

Heb said the site, which has been converted into an “archeopark”, contains many historical remains.

“The inner structure and walls of the castle, the temple, the apadana (a great hypostyle hall), the storehouse building, the remains of the outdoor temple foundations, and three underground burial halls, all of which belong to the Urartian period, were unearthed in the castle,” he said.

“In addition, the remains of a mosaic church decorated with animal figures from the post-Urartian period have survived to the present day. With the works carried out under the auspices of our Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the works will continue to transform the castle into an archaeological park and serve as an open-air museum for our people.”

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Leon Country Launches Summer Backyard Bucket Activity List https://hacveumreziyareti.com/leon-country-launches-summer-backyard-bucket-activity-list/ Tue, 24 May 2022 16:18:23 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/leon-country-launches-summer-backyard-bucket-activity-list/

The Leon County government, in partnership with Tallahassee Foodies and the Capital Chamber of Commerce, launched its annual community-focused program, the “Summer Backyard Bucket List” challenge on May 9.

The “Summer Backyard Bucket List” challenge was created to support local businesses and encourage residents to explore their local community.

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The campaign will run from May to July, and each month will feature a new “bucket list” of local businesses to explore, including attractions, restaurants, breweries, shops and museums on VisitTallahassee.com /BackyardBucketList.

“Leon County is committed to continuing to support local businesses,” said Leon County Commission Chairman Bill Proctor. “Whether it’s exploring historic sites and trails, attending an event across town, or dining at a favorite restaurant, the Summer Backyard Bucket List encourages residents to experience all that the county has to offer. de Leon has to offer while supporting businesses in the area.”

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Local residents who visit featured businesses and post a photo on Instagram using the hashtag #TallyBucketListSweepstakes will be entered for a chance to win monthly prizes and a staycation grand prize for two. Each post earns entrants one entry into the contest. A non-social media entry option is also available at participating locations by scanning the unique QR code on site.

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“The Summer Backyard Bucket List helps connect our residents to our local tourism partners, including Leon County restaurants, attractions and small businesses,” said the Leon County Administrator. , Vincent S. Long. “The summer promotion offers residents the opportunity to rediscover what they love about our community or find new treasures, while supporting local businesses.

Barb McGarrah holds up her Sunflower Ice Cream, which was recently named Florida's Best Ice Cream by the Food Network, on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. This ice cream and many other goodies can be found at Barb's Brittles located on North Monroe Street.

Monthly winners will be chosen to receive gift cards from local partners including restaurants, attractions and more. The first week of August, one Grand Prize winner will be awarded a two-night stay in Tallahassee/Leon County including hotel accommodations, meals, and activities.

“We are thrilled to build on the success of the 2021 Summer Backyard Bucket List campaign,” said Kerri L. Post, director of Leon County Tourism. “With 25% of visitors visiting friends and family, our goal is for locals to experience their own backyard and become ambassadors for Tallahassee.”

Mission San Luis is a living history museum on West Tennessee Street that illustrates Tallahassee's Spanish colonial and Apalachee history.

There is no cost to participate in the program, although some locations may have entry fees. Current Partners of the Month for May include:

  • Tallahassee Museum
  • Essence of India
  • OLOGY
  • Pineapple
  • Goodwood Museum
  • Canopy Route Antiquities
  • Downtown Jeri Cafe
  • TC Bakery
  • Coffee square mug
  • JR Alford Greenway
  • toy nation
  • Mission San Luis
  • Barb’s Gourmet Crunch
  • Dave’s Pizza Garage
  • Southern Pines
  • Home and Soul
  • Tallahassee/Leon County Visitor Information Center at Cascades Park
  • noble pursuits
  • Charlie Park
  • Capital Country Club
  • Table 23
  • Flippin Big Pinball
  • COCA Gaines Street Public Art Walk

The Summer Backyard Bucket List is ongoing and there are other opportunities for local businesses and organizations to be featured in June or July.

Key lime cupcakes are one of the items that will be part of TC Bakery's menu with Ma Mary's Kitchen, which will open in the original Ma Mary's Kitchen building at 614 Eugenia Street near the Florida A&M University campus.

For more information on adding your local business to our list of participating partners, join the Visit Tallahassee Partners Facebook group.

For more information, including official contest rules, a list of local partners and prizes, visit VisitTallahassee.com/BackyardBucketList.

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Turkish tourism heats up, stoking hopes of economic recovery | The mighty 790 KFGO https://hacveumreziyareti.com/turkish-tourism-heats-up-stoking-hopes-of-economic-recovery-the-mighty-790-kfgo/ Mon, 23 May 2022 12:59:16 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/turkish-tourism-heats-up-stoking-hopes-of-economic-recovery-the-mighty-790-kfgo/

By Ceyda Caglayan and Canan Sevgili

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The number of foreigners arriving in Turkey last month more than tripled from a year earlier, data showed on Monday, bolstering expectations that a rebound in the sector will help repair a battered economy. a weak currency and high inflation.

Industry officials expect tourist numbers this year to return to around 2019 levels, leaving behind the 2020-21 coronavirus crisis despite the fallout from war in Ukraine.

Foreign arrivals in April jumped 225.6% from a year earlier to 2.57 million, according to data from the Ministry of Tourism.

In the southwestern resort of Bodrum, Mayor Ahmet Aras said foreign visitors would reach 1.5 million, surpassing 1.3 million in the pre-pandemic year of 2019.

Aras said the British, Germans and Dutch would return, attracted by the weakness of the pound, offsetting the decline in Russian and Ukrainian visitors due to the war.

“We really are a cheap destination now. Not only Bodrum but Turkey itself, which has again become a very attractive destination due to the weakness of the lira,” he said.

The lira has halved in value over the past year, attracting attention in countries that were previously only small sources of Turkish tourism. Piotr Henicz, chairman of Poland’s biggest tour operator Itaka, said bookings had tripled compared to last year.

“In a nutshell: excellent value for money,” he said.

Last year, tourism revenue doubled to almost $25 billion – still below $34.5 billion in 2019, when 45.1 million foreigners visited Turkey.

A currency crisis late last year largely propelled inflation to a two-decade high of 70% last month.

The government says foreign earnings will help stabilize the currency and dampen rising prices, even though the trade balance has plunged further into negative territory.

HISTORY OF TWO HOT SPOTS

According to a report by the World Travel & Tourism Council, Turkey is expected to be the fourth most popular European destination this summer.

Yet east of Bodrum, in the main Mediterranean center of Antalya, the impact of the war is more acute. Russians and Ukrainians were the first and third largest sources of visitors to the country last year, and they both favor the region.

Antalya is expected to lose about 3 million Russian tourists and 1 million Ukrainians this year, about two-thirds of its total, said Recep Yavuz, managing director of NBK Touristic.

“Antalya cannot fill its capacity of 600,000 beds without the Russians,” he said.

Ulkay Atmaca, head of the Professional Association of Hotel Managers, said hotels in Kemer have postponed season openings until June.

Still, Nirvana Hotels chief executive Korhan Alsan said with outstanding bookings in all European markets, the country is expected to reach 2019 levels.

“I estimate that Turkey will get tourism revenue worth $32 billion and welcome 39 million tourists,” Alsan said.

(Reporting by Ceyda Caglayan and Canan Sevgili; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Jonathan Spicer and Ed Osmond)

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ISTANBUL (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Ankara has been summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry following a warning to U.S. citizens in Turkey about their attendance at a political rally that referenced police crowd control methods , state media reported on Sunday.

The embassy posted a message on its website May 18 ahead of a rally in Istanbul for the Republican People’s Party, or CHP, on Saturday evening.

“Turkish National Police have used measures, including water cannons, tear gas and non-lethal projectiles, to control crowds at protests in the past,” the alert to U.S. citizens in Turkey said. “There is a good chance that similar measures will be used during this protest.”

The official Anadolu news agency, citing unnamed ministry sources, reported that Ambassador Jeffry Flake had been summoned so that the Turkish government could express its “discomfort” over the “unsubstantiated allegations” in the US warning.

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry issued its own warning to Turkish citizens in the United States on Sunday, which appeared to mirror the US statement. He said that in the past, live ammunition, electroshock, tear gas and “violent acts” had been used by US police to quell protests.

Foreign embassies in Turkey regularly warn their citizens to avoid large crowds and demonstrations.

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Medellin offers tourists more destinations, more adventures https://hacveumreziyareti.com/medellin-offers-tourists-more-destinations-more-adventures/ Sun, 22 May 2022 04:01:19 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/medellin-offers-tourists-more-destinations-more-adventures/

CEBU, Philippines—Medellin is one of the most exciting cities tourist destinations in the province of Cebu.

This peaceful and quiet second-class municipality in the north has more to offer than being the sugar bowl of the province of Cebu.

Besides its white sand beaches, panoramic sunrise and sunset views, Medellin is home to many other adventures.

Medellin offers destinations like coral reefs, rivers, an artificial canal and adventure rides for tourists.

Recently, the city has become really famous for its “alley of Medellin” and its bamboo forest.

Bonsai Capital and Golf Capital of Cebu

Apart from this, the city is also planning to become the city of Cebu “Bonsai Capital” and “Golfing Capital”, according to Medellin tourism manager Gyles Anthony Villamor.

“We also aim to earn the title of ‘The Bonsai Capital of Cebu,'” Villamor said.

(We are also aiming to earn the title of “The Bonsai Capital of Cebu” as there is no other city with so many decades-old bonsai collections.)

The Laguerta Perino Bonsai Collection in the city’s Barangay Dayhagon houses different varieties of age-old bonsai collections.

According to Villamor, these collections have been open to the public during the pandemic.

Viilamor told CDN Digital that the LGU is also planning to have its own floating restaurant on the Dagusungan River soon.

Naa nay ana proposal modeled after Loboc in Bohol. Dagusungan River is 1.9 kilometers na siya pasulod, taas na sya. “, did he declare.

(We also have a proposal inspired by Loboc in Bohol. The Dagusungan River is 1.9 kilometers inland and it is a long river.)

Villamor also talked about the different diving activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling and snorkeling that can now be done on the city’s Gibitngil Island.

Villamor has identified at least five new dive spots in Medellin—(2) in Gibitngil Island and (3) in Sitio Lapaan.

Tourism during the pandemic

During the pandemic, Villamor said Medellin’s tourism industry was barely affected.

“Daghan ta’g bag-o gyod since the nagpandemic. Uban gud man started to protect himself from the pandemic, he is near. Ang Medellin nabali. Pagpandemic daghan nuon tag open,” Villamor said.

(We have several new [places to visit] since the pandemic. Others would say that many have been affected by the pandemic, many [establishments] farm. In Medellin, it was reversed. When the pandemic hit, many opened.)

“Open the bamboo forest, you will open full throttle all men in Cebu City, all urban areas, you will relax with pleasure, you will relax with pleasure. Gusto moadto og probinsya kay ubos2 man og kaso sa Covid sa probinsya at this time of the pandemic so managan og probinsya. So nangita og nature,” he added.

(The bamboo forest opened up, it became a full throttle opening because the people of Cebu City, urban areas, would like to relax, they like to relax. So they like to go to the province or (areas rural) because there are less cases of COVID in the province at this time of the pandemic, so they ran to the province, so they sought nature.)

In fact, more tourist attractions and restaurants have opened since the pandemic, which Villamor says has also opened up more opportunities for locals here.

So, CDN Digital has listed these 14 tourist destinations in Medellin that will make your trip a blast!

bamboo forest

Photo by Doris Mondragon

Laguerta Perino’s bonsai collection

Medellin - La Guerta Perino's bonsai collection

Photo courtesy of DOT-7

Funtastic Medellin

Medellin - Funtastic Medellin

Photo courtesy of Medellin LGU FB page

Sadagat Beach Camp

Medellin - Sadagat Beach Camp

Photo courtesy of Sadagat Beach Camp FB page

Medellin - Sadagat Beach Camp

Photo courtesy of Sadagat Beach Camp FB page

Medellin - Sadagat Beach Camp

Photo courtesy of Sadagat Beach Camp FB page

Medellin - Sadagat Beach Camp

Photo courtesy of Sadagat Beach Camp FB page

Medellin - Sadagat Beach Camp

Photo courtesy of Sadagat Beach Camp FB page

Bantayan Beach in Tindog, Medellin

Photo courtesy of Brenjeng Caayon

At dock

Photo courtesy of Medellin LGU FB page

Dagusungan River Canal at Dayhagon

Photo courtesy of Kel Mike (FB)

Kawit Shore

Photo by Doris Mondragon

Milk tea by the sea (Artea)

Food at Artea By the Sea Medellin | Photo by Doris Mondragon

Sunset view at Artea By the Sea Medellin | Photo by Doris Mondragon

Mahawak coastline

Medellin Alley

Photo by: Michel Sagonoy

Medellin Museum

Photo courtesy of Cebu Provincial Tourism Board FB page

Pasil sandbar on Gibitngil Island

Photo courtesy of Medellin LGU FB page

Buwaran sa Kawit

Photo by Doris Mondragon

Photo by Doris Mondragon

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7 countries with travel advisories issued by the Government of Canada https://hacveumreziyareti.com/7-countries-with-travel-advisories-issued-by-the-government-of-canada/ Fri, 20 May 2022 14:37:46 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/7-countries-with-travel-advisories-issued-by-the-government-of-canada/

While Canada’s travel restrictions have become less stringent, that doesn’t mean Canadians can just get up and go wherever they please – at least not yet.

The Government of Canada has issued a series of travel advisories for Canadians to follow; alerting them to various destinations that travelers should avoid altogether or exercise extreme caution when visiting.

With threats involving violence, petty crime, terrorism and civil unrest, to name a few, it is best to check the current status of global travel advisories from various countries before booking this holiday. .

So, if you are planning a trip, it is best to avoid these seven countries for now.

China

As of May 17, 2022, the Government of Canada has issued a travel advisory for China, advising Canadians who choose to travel to China to “exercise a high degree of caution”.

This warning was put in place primarily because of the “risk of arbitrary application of local laws”. Due to spikes in COVID-19 cases, the Chinese government has implemented restrictive measures in Shanghai and other major cities in China.

These measures include locking residential complexes, schools, businesses and suspending public transport, the Canadian government has said.

Learn more

United Arab Emirates

The Government of Canada has issued a travel warning for the United Arab Emirates due to possible terrorism threats. While Canadians can still travel to the United Arab Emirates, the federal government is advising Canadians to do so with “extreme caution.”

In addition to regional tensions, Canada has made it clear that the United Arab Emirates is a target area for terrorist attacks. “Enhanced security measures are in place and the Emirati authorities may reinforce them at short notice,” the government said.

Learn more

Ecuador

As of April 30, 2022, the Government of Canada has issued a travel warning for Ecuador due to high levels of crime. The government has said Canadians wishing to travel to Ecuador should do so with “great caution with regional advisories”.

Canada warns against travel to northern provinces of Ecuador and avoids all travel with border regions of Colombia.

Violence and crime are also common in various parts of Ecuador, so much so that the president declared a 60-day state of emergency in Guayas, Manabí and Esmeraldas on April 29, 2022.

Learn more

India

As of May 13, 2022, Canada has issued a travel warning for India “due to the threat of terrorist attacks across the country”.

The federal government has warned Canadian travelers to avoid non-essential travel to parts of northeast India and to avoid all travel to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir as well as areas borders with Pakistan.

According to the Indian government, “Maoist extremist insurgents, known as Naxalites, are responsible for the majority of terrorist attacks in India. These groups are usually based in rural and forested areas in areas of concern”, so it is best avoid these areas. during your visit.

Learn more

Peru

On April 27, 2022, the Government of Canada issued a travel warning for Peru due to “high levels of crime, as well as social unrest and strikes that may occur throughout the country.”

It is best to avoid non-essential travel to areas of Peru that border Colombia and Ecuador as well as areas such as the districts of Kimbiri, Pichari and Vilcabamba in the province of La Convención in the department of Cusco.

Fortunately for travelers venturing to Peru, Cuzco and Machu Pichu are not affected and are exempt from regional travel advisories.

Learn more

Belgium

Canada warns travelers to avoid Belgium due to terrorist threat. If Canadian tourists choose to travel to the European country, the federal government warns them to do so with “great caution.”

Petty crimes such as pickpocketing and purse snatching are also common, especially at popular tourist sites and on public transport.

Learn more

Turkey

On May 2, 2022, a travel warning was put in place by the Government of Canada for Turkey “due to the threat of terrorist attacks and the possibility of demonstrations across the country”.

The government is warning travelers to avoid all travel to areas of Turkey that border Syria and to avoid non-essential travel to areas such as Batman, Bitlis, Hakkari, Kilis, Siirt and Mardin, to name a few. only a few.

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Dishes from Ottoman palaces take center stage at Turkish Cuisine Week https://hacveumreziyareti.com/dishes-from-ottoman-palaces-take-center-stage-at-turkish-cuisine-week/ Thu, 19 May 2022 13:03:46 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/dishes-from-ottoman-palaces-take-center-stage-at-turkish-cuisine-week/

The flavors of cuisine from the Ottoman palaces that have survived to this day are set to be showcased to the world in Edirne, Turkey with several events planned as part of “Turkish Cuisine Week”, with nationwide celebrations in every city and embassy with the participation of international personalities. guests.

Provincial Director of Culture and Tourism Kemal Soytürk told Anadolu Agency (AA) that many events will take place from May 21 to 27 in Edirne during the “Turkish Cuisine Week”, which will be celebrated under the leadership of First Lady Emine Erdoğan and was organized under the auspices of the Presidency in coordination with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

Soytürk said attention will be drawn to the rich history of Turkish cuisine as well as healthy cooking and storage techniques throughout the week through interviews, dish presentations and street food.

Rose sorbet, a classic Ottoman drink, can be seen at the Devecihan Cultural Center, in Edirne, Turkey, May 19, 2022. (AA Photo)

“We will present our street food delicacies, especially the important dishes of Turkish cuisine, which remain to be forgotten. We will explain their recipes. We will draw attention to Turkish cuisine and gastronomy with different events,” he said. declared.

Soytürk noted that specialties served at the palace in Edirne, which was the capital of the Ottoman Empire for about a century, will also be promoted and invite local and foreign participants to the events.

Feverish work is underway in the kitchen of the Rumeli Academy of Culture and Arts at the Devecihan Cultural Center, where the palate dishes presented throughout the week will be prepared.

Among the delicacies are three dishes, zirva, mutancana and mahmudiye, a chicken dish made with apricots, almonds, honey and rose sorbet.

Emel Güler, the head chef, stressed the importance of promoting age-old tastes.

Rabia Söğüt, one of the kitchen staff, said the honey mahmudiye dish she will cook was first prepared in Matbah-ı Amire – the imperial kitchen – in 1539 and then added at banquet tables and served to guests.

Söğüt said honey mahmudiye, a winter favorite at Topkapı Palace, was Sultan Mahmud II’s favorite dish.

A chef prepares mutancana, an Ottoman palace dish, at the Devecihan Cultural Center in Edirne, Turkey, May 19, 2022. (AA Photo)

A chef prepares zirva, an Ottoman palace dish, at the Devecihan Cultural Center in Edirne, Turkey, May 19, 2022. (AA Photo)

Palatial recipes

The recipes with centuries-old tastes of palace cuisine that will be prepared during the event are mutancana, mahmudiye and zirva.

For mutancana, one kilogram of lamb meat is added to two tablespoons of melted butter in a saucepan. It is roasted – stirred occasionally – until the water is absorbed. Then 100 grams of finely chopped onions are added and fried for another 5 minutes. Warm water is added and it is cooked over low heat for about 40-45 minutes. Then 50 grams of grapes, Damask plums, two tablespoons of honey and a pinch of salt are added, mixed a little more and cooked. In another pan, 50 grams of boiled almonds, 50 grams of chopped figs and apricots are sautéed. Then they are served together.

For mahmudiye honey, half a kilogram of chicken breast is boiled, then the boiled water is separated. A tablespoon of butter is melted in a pan, a medium chopped onion is fried. Then boiled meat is added and lightly fried. Then 100 grams of almonds, 100 grams of dried apricots, 50 grams of raisins, a teaspoon of cinnamon and honey are added. It is served garnished with chopped dill and parsley.

To prepare zirva, half a kilogram of lamb or chicken meat is added to half a glass of water and placed on the fire. When it changes color, it is cooked by adding a glass of hot water and salt. In a bowl, starch is dissolved with water. On the other hand, 200 grams of peeled almonds and 10 finely chopped apricots are boiled. The seeds of five to six raisins are removed. Five dates and two figs are chopped. Heated honey, three plums and saffron are added to all these ingredients and added together to the meat with starchy water and mixed until they thicken. After the cooked food is removed from the heat, poppy seeds are sprinkled on it. It is served after resting for about 10 minutes.

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Travelers from Serbia are setting their sights on Greece this year, says tourism minister https://hacveumreziyareti.com/travelers-from-serbia-are-setting-their-sights-on-greece-this-year-says-tourism-minister/ Thu, 19 May 2022 12:56:40 +0000 https://hacveumreziyareti.com/travelers-from-serbia-are-setting-their-sights-on-greece-this-year-says-tourism-minister/

Greece is waiting 900,000 travelers from Serbia this year, the Minister of Tourism Vassilis Kikilias told Greek media after meeting local tour operators in Belgrade.

The Greek Tourism Minister is on an official visit to Serbia as part of the ministry’s efforts to promote Greece and its tourist destinations.

Among other things, Kikilias said that the Greek tourism product is now focused on promoting lesser-known regions such as central and western Macedonia, as well as the islands in the northeast Aegean.

Speaking generally about this year’s tourist season, the minister said “the data is very encouraging” ddespite current global challenges.

According to Kikilias:

– half a million direct travelers are expected this year in Greece from the United States
– French travelers have Greece as their first destination of choice
– strong tourist flows are expected from the United Kingdom, Scandinavian countries, Israel and also from the Balkan countries
– TUI and DER Turistik in Germany provide “outstanding feedback” on bookings
– Greece is the number 1 road destination for Romanian travellers.

Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias during a live interview from Belgrade on public broadcaster ERT.

In addition, the Minister referred to the state-funded program that subsidizes vacations for low-income families and individuals – known as “Tourism for All” – which this year will be extended to more beneficiaries.

Kikilias said ministry this year was allocate 30 million euros to the country’s “social tourism” program, which will operate this year with the use of a “free pass” card.

The holiday subsidy scheme also benefits tourism businesses in regions of Greece that rely primarily on domestic tourism.


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Tourism industry experts participated in SATTE 2022, organized by B2B Expo Organizer Informa Markets at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. As many as 36,000 buyers and industry visitors across multiple verticals such as travel, wedding planning and corporate travel attended the three-day event with business opportunities.

International destinations like Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Mauritius Tourism Authority, Indonesia, Azerbaijan, New Zealand, Korea South, Utah, Israel, Turkey, South Africa, Kazakhstan, Visit Brussels, Miami, Zimbabwe, Los Angeles and many others exhibited at the exhibition in an effort to attract players from the Indian travel in these countries.

Indian states like Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa, Madhya Pradesh and others marked their presence at the expo.

Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State for Tourism, Dr. M. Mathiventhan, Minister of Tourism, Govt. from Tamil Nadu; Rupinder Brar, Addl. Director General, Ministry of Tourism, Govt. from India; Subhash Goyal, Member, National Advisory Council, Ministry of Tourism, Govt. from India; Yogesh Mudras, MD, Informa Markets India and Pallavi Mehra, Group Director, Informa Markets India were among the dignitaries who were present for the inauguration ceremony today.

Shripad Yeso Naik, Minister of State for Tourism, Government of India said, “The travel and tourism industry is one of the largest economic sectors in the world. It has had a huge growth spurt in the post-pandemic period and is expected to build on its momentum and continue on its path to revival. He also credited the expo with becoming a hub for entrepreneurs to share ideas and knowledge and find “well-crafted solutions to accelerate the growth of the travel industry.”

Yogesh Mudras, managing director of Informa Markets in India, said the tourism industry is in recovery mode from the aftermath of Covid-19 and India is open for business and travel. Feeling optimistic that SATTE will reinforce the vision of “Atmanirbharta”, he added: “Equitable and sustainable growth and greater integration of new technological solutions are goals that must be achieved by the tourism industry” .

The SATTE event also offers a series of lectures on topics such as Indian Tourism: The Road Ahead! ; Cinema & Tourism: Enhance the image of the destination; Outbound tourism: refreshing, rebuilding, redefining strategies; Ayurveda and wellness tourism: the great opportunity for tourism in India; ICPB Conference on MICE and Travel Technologies: Making the Future Perfect.

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