Istanbul Hugging Asia - Asia Town Project (8096)

Member

Anil Demir


Duration

juin 13, 2017

Target

Worldwide


People impacted

0


Objectif de développement durable

Partenariats pour la realization des objetifs


Purpose

This project is intended to increase awareness and sympathy to Asian culture.


Overview

Every single month, Asia Town Project Team focuses on one country and culture. We prepare posts concerning the chosen culture including national food, dress, festivals etc. We also collaborate with local chapter and national organizations of monthly chosen culture to share cultural videos. Meanwhile we collaborate with tourism organizations of monthly chosen culture/country to organize cultural events in Istanbul.


Actions Taken

1
Every single month, we focus on one culture/country and promote cultural values of this country collaboration of local chapters.
2
We increase awareness of this culture by increasing number of followers. We have more than 800 followers in 45 countries so far.
3
We prepare cultural videos with local chapters to visualize cultural items of unique cultures
4
The vision is the project is to build an Asia Town in Turkey. Many big cities around the World has Asia Town and Istanbul doesn't have.
5
We believe by increasing awareness of the importance of Asia Town in Istanbul will inspire local authorities and government to build Asia Town in the future.

Accomplishments

Collaboration with local chapters on cultural projects work best.


Recommendations

As mentioned, we focus on one culture/country every single month and share posts on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/JCIAsiaTownProject. During January, we focused on Singapore culture and share cultural posts by collaboration of JCI Mandarin Singapore 2017 President, Michael Koh. During February, we focused on Malaysia culture and share cultural posts by collaboration of 2015 JCI Mandarin Repok Sarikei President, 2016 Area Training Director and 2017 National Publication Commission Chairperson Mariana Ling Kim Lin. In addition to that, we organized Malaysia Culture Night with the collaboration of Malaysia Tourism Turkey Office in February. During March, we focused on Philippines culture and share cultural posts by collaboration of JCI Zugbuana 2017 President Hershe Legaspina. In addition to that, in March, we organized Filipino Culture Night with the collaboration of Filipino Community Turkey. During April, we focused on Indonesia culture and share cultural posts by collaboration of 2017 JCI Bogor City Immediate Past President (IPP) Istia Sofyania. In addition to that, IPP Istia Sofyania prepared a video with our team to present Bogor City with Bogor Palace and Botanic Garden. During May, we focused on Thailand culture and share cultural posts by collaboration of JCI Thailand 2017 National General Secretary Aor Nanthawadee. In addition to that, National General Secretary Aor Nanthawadee prepared a video with our team to present Hat Yai City with Hat Yai Nai Temple. JCI Thailand 2017 National President Watchanol Ampornpiriyakol prepared a support video for Asia Town Project.

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