LOSEV ASSEMBLES YOUNG EUROPEAN CANCER SURVIVORS
IN CAPPADOCIA WITH THE THEME “ART FOR HOPE”
Young cancer survivors from 5 countries including Luxembourg, Hungary, Romania, Poland and Portugal will get together in Turkey through the youth Project “Hands Tenacious of Life” by the main sponsorship of the Center for European Union Education and Youth Programmes and with the hospitality of LOSEV during 6-15th July, 2009.
Practicing different art plays and activities together with Turkish youngsters regarding the theme “Art for Hope,” cancer survivors will intend to build morale and give hope to Turkish children with leukemia who continue to receive treatment.
The activities of the Project “Hands Tenacious of Life” will be implemented in Cappadocia for the first 5 days and in Ankara for the following 4 days, at which totally 30 participants, 4 youngsters and one group leader from each country will take part.
With the sponsorship of Hotel Karlık Evi where young cancer survivors will expound their experiences about cancer and their hopes for the future through art, they will have a chance to practice marbling art and many other traditional Turkish crafts for 5 days. Furthermore, participants from different countries will try to draw a common European Culture Map via presenting their own cultures at culture nights that will be organized during the project.
Dear Press Members,
We will greatly appreciate if you join us to convey the hope of millions of youngsters who struggle with cancer, and share with the whole world the hope hidden in art, stemming from these young cancer survivors’ passionate hands.
Help these hands cling on to life by your precious support…
CAPPADOCIA PROGRAMME SPECIAL EVENTS
14:30-16:30 “Brief Presentation of Marbling Art & Exercise Practices” Marbling Art Workshop- (Naile Art House)
20:30-23:30 “Turkish Culture Night” – (Evranos Restaurant).
05:00-08:00 “All Colors of the Hope“/ Balloon Tour- (Anatolian Balloons)
10:00-12:00 “Create Your Art/ Play With Your Clay”/ Pottery Workshop- (Chez Galip)
19:30-21:00 “Dinner with Mr. Hasan ÜNVER, the Mayor of Nevsehir (Türkmenevi Restaurant)
10:00-12:00 “Express Your Hopes” / Marbling Art Workshop- (Hotel Karlık Evi)
14:30-16:30 “Express Your Culture” / Marbling Art Workshop- (Hotel Karlık Evi)
19:30-21:00 “Dinner with Mustafa KÖRÜKCÜ, MD, Mayor of Avanos” - (Zelve Restaurant)
15:00-17:00 “Reflection of the Common Cappadocia Magic” Exhibition & Press Statement (Hotel Karlık Evi)
21:00-23:00 “Colors from Europe” Fashion Show/ Traditional Costume and Culture Night- (Yemeni Restaurant)
Türkan FIRINCI (LÖSEV-International Relations)
Tel: +90 312 445 05 31
Fax: +90 312 445 05 32