LOCAL MEDİA ESTABLISMENT.
121 YEARS TRADITION in GEDİZ
soldiers of in Akçaalan has displayin colorful scenes for 121 years. According
to this tradition in Akçaalan, when the young men are called from the army,
they have good times with the acconpaniment of drums and recorders.
was began for the first time by soldiers born in 1872 and it is continuing now
without loosing its origin.
time, 13 young men who would join army in August wore folklore clothes special
for soldiers and did folk dancişng. In addition, they displayed a theater show
prapered by them. Candidates of
soldiers walk around the houses and sign ballds. Households give money to them.
The young share some of the Money as pocket mony for military service. The rest
of the Money is delivered to Mayot for the urgent needs of the town.
Mayor Mehmet Ali KORKMAZ say that they are determined to keep this tradition
BALLAD WRITERS FOR SOLDIERS
CULTURE and ART ASSOCIATION ARRANGED A TOUR TO EX-GEDİZ and AKÇAALAN
Culture and Art Association arranged a tour to Ex-Gediz and Akçaalan for the
activities of Knowing our Enviroment with the hospitality of the Mayor of
Ex-Gediz Ekrem TAŞKESDİK and The Mayor of Akçaalan M.Ali KORKMAZ many artists
were partipated in the tour, Those are; Yıldırım - Gönül Türkel ,
Necmettin Çetintaş na his wife, Painter Hüseyin Yüce and his wife,
Photographer Birol Akdemir and his wife, Collectioner Dt. Murat Özbey and his
wife, Painters Nursel Cantürk, Kazım Somun, Zafer Gence, Seramic Artist Yusuf
Çeliker, Kırkpare Artist Yaşar Ataseven and Writer F. Ferihan Beşli.
members of the club wnet about the historical buildings and famous grape gardens
which are about to vanish.
was agrees that the work of
paintings and photos would be exhibited at a friend time with the desire the
Mayor of Ex-Gediz.
Tellal News / 08.10.2003
an activity of Kütahya Culture and Art Association and with the helps of the
Mayor Of Ex-Gediz; Ekrem TAŞKESDİK, on 5 th. August, 2004 there will be a
mixed exhibition in Ex-Gediz Wedding Hall.
Painters, Calligraphers, Gildingers and Photographers from Kütahya will
attend this exhibition. Art this time, a multivision display about the life of
190 s, earthquake in 1970 and 2000 s Ex-Gediz will be shovn by Aydın SARAOĞLU,
F. Ferihan BEŞLİ and Birol AKDEMİR.
Gedizliler Web Site / 2004
NATIONAL MEDIA ESTABLISMENT
Gediz thermal Resorts are source of hop efor the people who have eye strain.
Many people who have eye-strain are going there in rush the water which comes
from 950 metre depth is said to heal many eye problems.
water called Eye Water by people of Gedix is dripped to the eye and face
is washed with this water.
people bring barrels and take them away their hometowns. Süleyman Özdemir who
came from Manisa to Gediz to cure his eyes with the healing water said he heard
the healing effct of this water from his friend. His two eyes are in a bad
contidition and he dripped water to his eyes and after a while he felt relieved.
in Geidz went the healing water to be examined by scientists and used bey puclic.
OF AKÇAALANLILAR WERE MEAL DURİNG RAMADAN
Members of Akçaalan Yardımlaşma ve Dayanışma Association were met at a meal
during Ramadan which was hold by İsmail Cantürk in Hatipoğlu Relaxation
Istitution. At the meal, Vice President of Assocation Birol AKDEMİR gave the
message of unity and coorperation. He wished the continuity of that kinde of
meetings for the citizens to know each other more.
Mayor of Akçaalan M.Ali ACAR shared the same wished and stated that they would
meet again next year at such meetings.
Gündem News / Kasım 2004
CITIZENS OF AKÇAALAN ARE
150 citizens whoo were meet in Kütahya were in
Germany Bergkamen Balu.
People from Gediz Akçaalan try to keep alive
that kind of unity. While citizens of Akçaalan were in Kütahya, citizens of Akçalan
in Germany meet in Kütahya Gediz Akçaalanlılar Kültür ve Sanat
Almost 150 people joined this meeting, In that
meeting Mustafa TOKMAN was chosen as the president again. İsmail KÖSER was
included as the consultant of froign relation and pres. At the feast, a tile
writen Akçalanlılar was in sale by puclic auction and they collected 1077
Mustafa TOKMAN made a speesh to
tahnk. Here is his speech.
Venerable citizens of Akçaalan, as you know our
association was set up at 2 nd February 2002 with your contributions. Till now,
we have been in a race of service to our citizens in our country and 5 years agı
we sent an Excavator. We helped our citizens who had health problems in Turkey
by sending Money. In 2003 2004 we supportedthem to widen the graveyard and
renew the walls of the garden of the school. Our aim is to obtain medical tools
and materials for thhe service of our people. We wnted to get wheeled chairs,
tools to provide balance for people who need. Be sides, We want to leave a
monument as a symbol. Now, we have41 registered members. It is about % 25 of
people from Akçaalan. Now I am callinf all of the people form Akçaalan to be a
member of our association. 10 Euro
for each month is not much to help the people in need. I hope every people who
say I am from Akçaalan will register
AKÇAALANLILAR YARDIMLAŞMA VE DAYANIŞMA ASSOCATION"
(Hilfs-U. -Solidaritats e.V.der Akçaalanlılar migrantinnen und Migranten in Deustschland)
Tauben str. 14, 59192 Bergkamen-Rünthe
President : Mustafa TOKMAN
House and Assocation
: Tel:0049-(0) 2389-534 185, Cep: 0173-637 44 74."
İnternet Sitesi / Yeni Kütahya Gazetesi / 2004
CITIZENS FROM AKÇAALAN
REMOVING THEİR HOMESICKENESS IN GREMANY
WITH THEIR ASSOCATION.
GEDİZ- The one who want to Germany us workers
remove their homesickness with their assocation.
Mustafa TOKMAN who is the President of this
assocation in Bergkamen Balu said taht they were set up a short time ago but
their members havee been increaving day by day.
He holde their contribution to Akçaalan. He said
they builded graved and school there, they helped ill people who are poor.
Mr. TOKMAN addet that they would send medical tools.
Wheeled chairs ande equipments for balance.
News / 01.12.2004