Great interest in the photography exhibition Gediz Basin-Temiz Gediz Temiz Körfez

Great interest in the photography exhibition Gediz Basin-Temiz Gediz Temiz Körfez

Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Tunç Soyer, visited journalist Esat Erçetingöz’s photo exhibition “Gediz Basin-Clean Gediz Clean Bay”. The exhibition, which ended on March 30, caught the attention of Izmir residents.

The Union of Aegean Municipalities and the Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Tunç Soyer, mobilized with the slogan “Clean Gediz, Clean Gulf” for the rescue of the Gediz River, the lifeblood of Izmir, opened the “Gediz Basin-Clean Gediz” art center, hosted by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality. He visited the “Clean Bay” photographic exhibition.

Photographs taken in the Gediz Basin, through the lens of journalist Esat Erçetingöz, were featured in the photography exhibition organized by the Gediz Basin Anti-Erosion, Afforestation, Environment and Development (GEMA) Foundation. In the exhibition, Erçetingöz documented pollution, waste and how it was polluted in the Gediz delta, from the Murat mountain, where the Gediz river originates, to Foça, where it flows for 5 days, with 100 photographs.

President Soyer, who viewed the exhibit with great sensitivity, expressed that the fight to clean up Gediz will continue at full speed and thanked everyone who contributed to raising awareness. The exhibition, which ended on March 30, caught the attention of Izmir residents.

Tracey L. Sweeney