A Seminar from a Turcologist

Within the framework of the project “Our Intangible Heritage A Value for the Future”, we invited Turcologist Prof. Dr. Saim Sakaoglu. He is an important academician and has many books about Konya’s folklore. He gave a lecture about intangible heritages of Konya. We learned about some forgotten traditional games and toys. Origin of streets and squares names in the town. Some festivals only belong to Konya. Some stories and fables, passed down from generation to generation. He pointed out the importance of our intangible heritage. He gave homework to all students to learn, where their ancestors and surnames come from.

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