One of the leading thespians in Turkey, Hakan Yılmaz, gave a speech at a conference organized by the Cinema Club operating under the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Social and Cultural Activities Directorate. The event took place at the Activity Hall at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, the 7th of April 2017.
The talk which was given in front of a large audience started with a video screening of recently deceased acting connoisseur Halit Akçatepe. During the talk, Yılmaz informed participants about the beginning of his acting career touching upon the past, present and future of the Turkish cinema. Giving information about the length of Turkish serials and how things should be Yılmaz shared interesting stories from stage, set and his life.
Visit to Rector Prof. Dr. Osam
Hakan Yılmaz visited EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam, in his office before the talk, obtaining information about EMU’s student profile, international agreements and accreditations. Prof. Dr. Osam underlined that EMU values art and artists as much as it values quality.
Expressing his satisfaction regarding being at EMU, Yılmaz stated that he is very happy to come together with EMU students. At the end of the visit, Yılmaz was presented a unique Cypriot Lefkara panel by Prof. Dr. Osam. Also present at the said visit were EMU Vice Rector Prof. Dr. M. Yaşar Özden, Rector’s Coordinator Asst. Prof. Dr. Arif Akkeleş, Student Affairs Coordinator Assoc. Prof. Dr. Derviş Subaşı and Public Relations and Press Office Director (a.) Murat Aktuğralı.