PEACE AND ART CENTER

The center operating in Gaziantep offers the opportunity for refugees and asylum-seekers to spend time in a peaceful environment by focusing on arts, sports and training activities. Within the scope of the activities, choir activities, a book club at the center’s library, chess and football tournaments, art activities such as handiworks and painting, photograph exhibitions, film festivals, language courses and extra study sessions for children to support them in their school activities are carried out. Also, special days and weeks, such as March 8, International Women’s Day; April 23, National Sovereignty and Children’s Day; May 19, Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day, and World Book Week are celebrated at the center with various activities.

The center is supported by GIZ and the project which started in February 2016 will be completed in January 2018.