Till the 14th of June the Turkish Olympics of 2012 were held in more than 40 Turkish cities. Antalya also was a host of this year’s Olympics.
73 students from 21 nations entered the stadium in Antalya, the stage of Akdeniz University. 35,000 spectators admired the skill of the students. Total 1.500 foreign students from 135 countries travelled to Turkey to participate in the Turkish Olympics. Competition in 15 disciplines to measure the participants were done. In Antalya poems from known Turkish poet were recited, popular Turkish songs and Turkish folk dances were performed.
During the evening the enthusiastic young people were singing 17 folk songs, dancing three folk dances and recited two poems.
The students from around the world who have traveled to Turkey and who learn and study the Turkish language in their country could show how people from different cultures with different languages and ethnic groups can come together.