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Nazım Hikmet commemorated with ceremony

Nazım Hikmet commemorated with ceremony

On the 50th anniversary of his death, renowned Turkish poet Nazım Hikmet Ran, who died on June 3, 1963, in Moscow, was commemorated with Turkish music concerts and a ceremony at his grave in the Russian capital

Nazım Hikmet Ran, modern Turkey’s greatest poet, has been honored at his final resting place in Moscow, a half-century after he passed away.

Musical stars such as Zuhal Olcay, Edip Akbayram and Zülfü Livaneli all performed at an event on June 3, which drew more than 80 people, including artists like Rutkay Aziz, Tarık Akan and Selçuk Yöntem, journalist-writers Hıfzı Topuz, Güvenç Dağüstün and Coşkun Aral, as well as Turks living in Moscow.




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