A PROJECT TO CREATE A DATABASE OF FRUIT VARIETIES AND DOCUMENT SUSTAINABLE LIVING STORIES IN THE EASTERN BLACK SEA REGİON OF TURKEY

Gola Culture, Arts, and Ecology NGO brings in a new platform to add to its long standing Green Yayla Culture, Arts and Ecology Festival experiences and its strong network in the Eastern Black Sea Region. Gola, after years of its ecological projects, gives a start to the new “Agriculture Project”.

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‘Monday Activities’ began with a presentation of curator Denizhan Özer, named “We Must All Shoulder This Stone Heavy Responsibility”.

‘Monday Activities’ began with a presentation of curator Denizhan Özer, named “We Must All Shoulder This Stone Heavy Responsibility”. It was held in 29th of November, Monday at 19:30 in Gola NGO. ‘Monday Activities’ is organized by Gola Culture, Arts and Ecology NGO and calls its participants to think together

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Rumelikavağı District Festival

Rumelikavağı District Festival was supported by Gola, Culture, Art and Ecology NGO and organized by 2010 Volunteer Program. The festival was held in a fishery town of Istanbul, Rumelikavağı which has a beautiful Bosporus view.  It was realized with voluntary participation of the district dwellers in 2nd and 3rd of

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The Black Sea Peacebuilding Network

The Black Sea Peace building Network of the 2009 Expert Councils in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Moldova was enlarged by the new Expert Councils in Russian Federation, Turkey and Ukraine in 2010. The network is managed by Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly from Turkey. The overall goal of the project is to

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2010 International Newroz Festival

2010 INTERNATIONAL NEWROZ FESTIVAL First International Newroz Festival in Istanbul was produced by Gola Culture, Arts and Ecology NGO which supports the development of participatory and pluralistic societies and organizes cultural and artistic activities in order to achieve its goals. We, as Gola NGO organized the International Newroz Festival in

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Monday Activities 2

“Hamsi belki kavağa çıkabilir ama asfalta hayır!”    Ordulular Karadeniz Otoyolu yapımına karşı direnişlerini bu esprili sözlerle gösterdiler ve sonuçta mücadeleleri sahillerinde deniz dolgusunun önüne geçebildi… ama ne yazıkki yolun geçtiği diğer bölgelerde halk bilinçlenip harekete geçtiğinde yol çoktan tamamlanmıştı.     Gola’da Pazartesi Toplantılarının konuğu olan Arhavili Şükran Özçakmak bize

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Monday Activities 1 – Our Odyssey of Humanization

Monday Activities 1 Our Odyssey of Humanization First Guest of the Monday Activities of Gola was Assistant Professor Doctor Cigdem Sahin from Istanbul University with her presentation “Our Odyssey of Humanization”. Sahin mentioned ruling systems and the phases, good considerations, changed values and social transformations related to this within the

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Monday Activities 3

Monday Activities III “Gogağari a destani domiziti” As Gola Association, we have arranged “Destani Activity” together with Birol Topaloglu and Laz Ali who is known with his exceptional “destani” performance to remember and record the destani heritage which is anyhow performed and produced rarely in Laz Culture that we could

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Minority languages in Turkey dying out

Minority languages in Turkey dying out Of the world’s thousands of language in danger of extinction by the end of the century, 15 of them are dying out in Turkey, a new UNESCO publication says. The UNESCO Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger lists languages whose survival is unsafe,

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