In a joint effort with the Ministry of Tradition and Tourism of the Republic of Türkiye, Google Türkiye has unveiled the “Treasures of Türkiye” digital assortment on the Google Arts & Tradition platform, aimed toward supporting Türkiye’s digital transformation. This initiative, offered in collaboration with the Normal Directorate of Cultural Heritage and Museums and the Tourism Promotion and Improvement Company (TGA), showcases a various array of content material, together with historic artifacts, archaeological websites, arts and crafts, and culinary heritage, representing the wealthy cultural tapestry of Türkiye.
To mark the a centesimal anniversary of the Republic of Türkiye, this digital assortment brings collectively centuries-old culinary and cultural heritage from the lands the place the Republic was based. “Treasures of Türkiye” highlights each well-known and hidden gems, emphasizing Türkiye’s historic websites, inventive endeavors, and culinary traditions. The gathering, accessible on the Google Arts & Tradition platform, options over 70 tales, written and visible content material, a 10-part documentary sequence in collaboration with famend historian and documentary producer Bettany Hughes, and 17 new “Avenue View” captures.
The small print of the “Treasures of Türkiye” digital assortment had been unveiled throughout a press convention attended by the Minister of Tradition and Tourism, Mehmet Nuri Ersoy. Talking on the occasion, Minister Ersoy expressed his hope that the content material featured on the platform would assist the objectives of attracting high-quality vacationers, diversifying merchandise, and selling the wealthy cultural and historic heritage of all 81 provinces past the favored vacationer locations in Türkiye.
Mehmet Keteloğlu, the nation director of Google Türkiye, emphasised on the importance of the mission, stating: “As we rejoice the a centesimal anniversary of the republic, we wished to create a significant digital assortment to protect our nation’s values and share them with the world by means of the Google Arts & Tradition platform. We wholeheartedly imagine that our digital assortment, ‘Google Arts & Tradition: Treasures of Türkiye,’ will evolve right into a dynamic assortment that includes many extra tales, contemplating the richness and depth of our tradition.”
Google Arts & Tradition – which collaborates with greater than 3,000 establishments worldwide and engages in cultural initiatives in over 80 international locations – is devoted to preserving, enhancing accessibility, and selling artwork and tradition for instructional and promotional functions. Program supervisor of Google Arts & Tradition Rami Jawhar mentioned, “The ‘Treasures of Türkiye’ choice, starting from historic cities to mosaics, seafood feasts to distinctive flavors, is able to be explored beneath the title of ‘Treasures of Türkiye’ on the Google Arts & Tradition platform and its free cell software.”
Bettany Hughes shared her ideas on the documentary sequence, saying: “Creating a range from Türkiye’s wealthy cultural heritage was difficult as there are numerous tales to inform. With enter from our companions, we crafted a sequence utilizing a variety of parts, from massive monuments to mosaics, and stylish jewellery to the start of the republic. We realized a lot with every video we shot. I wish to categorical my gratitude as soon as once more to the Ministry of Tradition and Tourism, the Normal Directorate of Cultural Heritage, and quite a few establishments, museum administrators, historians, specialists and archaeologists who assisted us in the course of the filming course of and content material creation. It brings me nice pleasure to assist such a digital assortment throughout such a major interval, specifically the a centesimal anniversary of the Republic of Türkiye.”
The movies characteristic mini-interviews with historians and specialists, together with Ilber Ortaylı, Esin Çelebi Bayru (the twenty second era descendant of Rumi), Zeynep Inankur, Fatma Acun, Sevan Bıçakçı and Refika Birgül, and can be found with English and Turkish subtitles, making them accessible to customers worldwide.