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Filiz Naldöven remembered

A poetry event will be organized in collaboration with Girne Municipality and the Lyric Poetry Group at 19:30 on Friday 28th June in memory of retired teacher writer and poet Filiz Naldöven.

This will be held at the route connecting Karaoğlanoğlu and 19 Mayıs Street (between Calliope and Levent Apartments) and Filiz Naldöven Street, members of the Lyric Poetry Group, will read poems of the poet Filiz Naldöven.

Serkan Soyalan made a statement on behalf of the Lyric Poetry Group: “We commemorate Filiz Naldöven, one of the most important poets of our country, with respect, longing and poems in the third year of her death. Naldöven will always be with us with her work.

Nidai Güngördü, the Mayor of Girne, said that Filiz Naldöven was given a special award at the International Olive Cartoon Competition, which was traditionally organized by Girne Municipality and Turkish Cypriot Cartoonists Association. Nidai Güngördü reminded that Filiz Naldöven’s name was given to a street in Girne on 8th March, to mark International Working Women’s Day, as a result of the unanimous decision of Girne City Council.

Describing that Filiz Naldöven was a successful artist who had continuously produced work, Güngördü said that they wanted to commemorate her with poems in the 3rd year of her death and everyone is invited to attend the event.