World Bulletin / News Desk
Anatolia Festival, the first significant Turkish festival in France, started in Paris on Friday.
Organized by the Union of European Turkish Democrats at the renowned exhibition center, "Parc des Expositions Villepinte", the 3-day festival was inaugurated by Turkey's Ambassador to France Tahsin Burcuoglu along with the chairman of the department of Turks and relative communities overseas Kemal Yurtnac.
There will be a panel in about "French perception in Turkish media". World Bulletin editor-in-chief Akif Emre will make a speech in 29 September 2012.
Burcuoglu said he was hoping that the festival would be traditional in the long run.
Janissary band performed at the opening ceremony where Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus was also represented via the Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture.
Festival aims to promote Turkish culture, history and arts in France and provide environment for French and Turkish peoples to get acquainted as well as raising awareness on involving politics among Turks living in France.
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