International Blue Crescent Relief And Development Foundation brought Turkish and Syrian families together in Kilis at the same Iftar dinner. More than 600 guests who are Syrians took refuge in Turkey fleeing civil war in their country and their Turkish neighbors came together and found an opportunity to meet and socialize with each other.
The event which also brings Syrian and Turkish school managers together started with Turkish and Arabic hymns.
One day before the event, Turkish and Syrian families invited to the Iftar dinner by Syrian and Turkish children while distributing “Thank You Cards” and a packed of dates. At the dinner Turkish food and Syrian desserts was treated to the guests.
The Whirling Dervishes ceremony was the focus of attention of guests held after the break of fasts.
Program continued with Karagoz and Hacıvat shadow show and puppet show in Arabic. The dinner which also hosts the Deputy Governor of Kilis Mr. Ulaş AKHAN with his family ended with mutual goodwill wishes.