20th year with UNESCO
20th year anniversary of participation of Safranbolu in UNESCO World Heritage List will be celebrated with various activities.
Safranbolu succeeded in taking part in Organisation of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) last years with intensive studies and excellent projects. And this year it is celebrating the 20th anniversary of participation in UNESCO World Heritage List.
The programme will begin with opening speeches in December 17, 2014 on Wednesday at 10:00 o’clock in Cinci Inn in old city. The people who will talk respectively in the opening speech are UNESCO National Commission Representative of Turkey Berrin ALPER, Mayor of Safranbolu Dr. Necdet AKSOY, District Governor of Safranbolu Murat BULACAK, Governor of Karabük Orhan ALİMOĞLU. The programme will go on with the panel named ‘20th Year in UNESCO’.
The photography exhibition named “Time in Safranbolu in the way of Süha Arın” by Prof. Dr. Levent Kılıç will begin in Cinci Inn after the panel. And then exhibition opening named “Collection of Newspaper” by journalist Aytekin Kuş will be in Cıngıllıoğlu Art Gallery in old city at 14:00 p.m.
After exhibition opening, Mansion of Kaymakamlar, İzzet Mehmet Pasha Mosque, the opening of historical Cılbır fountain, City Historical Museum and historical Clock Tower will be visited.
After the “Safranbolu Night” which will be in Mansion of İmren, the programme of first day will be end up with the recital in Cinci Inn.
Last day of events, Kristal Teras, İncekaya Water Aqueduct, Turing Mansion of Havuzlu (pool) Asmazlar, Kaçak (Lütfiye) Mosque and Hıdırlık Hill will be visited.
The programme will end up after Safranbolu tour.
Twin Cities of Safranbolu
Turkish Delight With Saffron