GLASS BLOWING ART

Philoxenia 2015

The Culture and Tourism Office of the Turkish Embassy in Athens participated in the 31st International Tourism Philoxenia 2015. The Deputy Minister of Tourism Elena Kountoura, the Deputy Minister of Macedonia - Thrace  Maria Kollia, the General Consul of Turkey in Thessaloniki Orhan Yalman Okan, representatives of the local authorities, tourism professionals and public, visited the “Τουρκία.Home” stand in Pavillion 15.

 


During the exhibition  the traditional Turkish arts of Ebru and glass blowing were presented, while two lucky couples won a trip to their favorite destination in Turkey, through the “Tree of Fortune” contest.

This year, the Turkish Culture and Tourism Office also received a honorary award by the TIF Helexpo administration for its successful participation to the International Tourism Exhibition.











"Glass Blowing Art"

Traditional Ebru Art

"The traditional Ebru Art"

"The Tree of Fortune"

Mrs Aslı Gündoğdu Aksungur, Attaché of the Turkish Culture and Tourist Office in Athens, gives an interview to the local radio station "Focus FM 103.6".

During the exhibition, the Turkish Culture and Tourism Office through its Facebook page Τουρκία.Home ,offered tickets for the Eurocup basketball matches in Thessaloniki on the occasion of the "Turkey Home" official sponsorship of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague and Eurocup 2015-2016.


The Greek TV Presenter Christos Nezos announced the two lucky couples, winners of the "Tree Of Fortune" competition, talked with the stand’s visitors and and learned the "secrets" of the traditional Turkish arts of Ebru and glass blowing.

 

 



and learned the "secrets" of the traditional Turkish arts of Ebru and glass blowing.