Federation of European Circassians: Commemoration ceremony of the genocide and the exile of the North Caucasian Peoples on May 21, 1864

On May 21, the genocide of the North Caucasian peoples and their banishment from the Caucasus will be remembered for the 145th time. To commemorate this tragic event, each year, the Federation of European Circassians invites all of our fellow citizens to a memorial ceremony. Host this year is the Nordkaukasischer Kultur Verein Berlin eV.

Speakers from Germany and Turkey will throw a deep understanding on the context and the terrible consequences of this genocide, which is with more than 1.5 million deaths believed to be one of the worst genocide in human history.

The memorial ceremony under the motto "We will not forget ...!" extends over three days and takes place from May 22 till May 24 in Berlin. The active event will offer the participants next to in-depth information also a wide platform for dialogue and mutual acquaintance.

Speakers and artists participating in the commemoration ceremony, include:

Speakers from Germany and Turkey will throw a deep understanding on the context and the terrible consequences of this genocide, which is with more than 1.5 million deaths believed to be one of the worst genocide in human history.

The memorial ceremony under the motto "We will not forget ...!" extends over three days and takes place from May 22 till May 24 in Berlin. The active event will offer the participants next to in-depth information also a wide platform for dialogue and mutual acquaintance.

Speakers and artists participating in the commemoration ceremony, include:

  • Cem Özdemir: MEP and co-leadership of the German Green Party
  • Yalçın Karadaş - Architect, writer and member of the editorial of the newspaper “Jineps”.
  • Assoc Prof. Dr. Mitat Celikpala - Teacher of International Relations at the University of Economics and Technology in Ankara (TOBB).
  • Hasan Kanbolat – Caucasus - expert at the Centre for Eurasian Strategic Research (ORSAM) in Ankara. Member of the team of advisers of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Prof. Dr. Udo Steinbach - Director of the Deutsches Orient-Institut in Hamburg and co-editor of a collection of articles on the Caucasus.
  • Hava Karadaş und Alper Sürücü – Artists and musicians from Turkey.

Accommodations for participants coming from far away have been provided in the hostel and in the nearby hotel. Details on the exact program and organizational issues will be communicated later.

In the hope of an active participation, we stay

Sincerely Yours.

Admiral Daşdemir
Chairman
Vzw Federation of European Circassians

Timur Yıldırım
Chairman
Nordkaukasischer Kulturverein Berlin e.V.
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