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Overcoming Prejudices through Fairy Tales COMENIUS MULTILATERAL PROJECT IN TURKEY 2013

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  • 1. Overcoming Prejudicesthrough Fairy TalesCOMENIUS MULTILATERAL PROJECT INTURKEY2013

2. Turcija - Turkey - TrkiyeOfficial language: TurkishDeclaration of Republic: 29 October 1923Capital: AnkaraLargest city: IstanbulLargest resort: AntalyaPopulation: 75,627,384 (It is 38 times more than inLatvia ( 2 000 000 inhabitants))Area: 783 562 km ( It is 12 times bigger than Latvia)Bordered by: Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Armenia,Azerbaijan, Iran, Syria and Iraq. 3. IstanbulEconomic, cultural andhistorical heart of Turkey.Population: 13,9 millionIstanbul was European Capitalof Culture in 2010.There are many historicalmonuments in Istanbul churches, mosques, castlesand synagogues. 4. CurrencyThe Turkish lira is currency inTurkeyThe Turkish liras symbol Value:1 Turkish lira = 0.56 U.S.dollars 5. Popular People of TurkeyOrhan PamukTurkish novelist,screenwriter andacademic.Recipient of the 2006Nobel Prize in Literature. 6. Popular People of TurkeyServet TazeglSport: TaekwondoWon gold medal inLondon 2012 SummerOlympics and bronzemedal in Beijing 2008Summer Olympics. 7. Popular People of TurkeyAsl akr AlptekinSport: Middle- distanceWon gold medal in London2012 8. FootballThe most popular sport in Turkey is football.Turkey's top teams isFenerbahe, Galatasaray andBeikta.In 2000, Galatasaray won the UEFA Cup and UEFA SuperCup.Turks are big football fans. 9. DancesThere are many types of turkish dance: Bar,Halay, Horon, Zeybek and others.Turks also have they ownnational costumes.HalayHoronZeybek 10. Turkish slippers 11. Turkish coffee and plates 12. Pamukkale Cotton castleThe city contains hot springs and terraces of carbonate minerals left by theflowing water. 13. Cappadocia - KapadokyaKapadokya is a historical region in Central Anatolia. It is a popular touristdestination. 14. StereotypesIt is said that the people have dark skin, darkeyes and black hair. 15. StereotypesTurkish people have big families 16. StereotypesTurkish are dangerous people 17. StereotypesTurkish people are good at trade. They are rich,but at the same times they can be poor. 18. StereotypesIn Turkey, people buy only Mercedes or BMW. 19. StereotypesTurkish people love to watch soap operas. 20. Latvia and Turkey 21. Latvia and TurkeyTurkeys Embassy was opened in Riga in 2005.Latvias Embassy was opened in Ankara in 2005.Latvias ex-president Vaira Ve-Freiberga wasparticipating in opening ceremony. 22. Latvia and TurkeyIn 2003 Latvia was playing football with Turkey.The luck was in Latvias side and Latvia won twotimes. 23. Latvia and TurkeyTurkey won Eurovision Song Contest, which wasin Riga in 2003, for the first time with songEveryway That I Can by Sertab Erener. 24. Thank you for attention!