20 Dec 2023

ITU 250th Anniversary Chorus is in Azerbaijan

The concert given by Istanbul Technical University 250th Anniversary Turkish Music Chorus at Azerbaijan Technical University on 18 December 2023 gave the audience an unforgettable evening.

News: İTÜ Media and Communication Office

Istanbul Technical University (ITU) continues its activities that will leave lasting traces in the field of culture and arts within the scope of its 250th Anniversary Events. ITU 250th Anniversary Turkish Music Chorus, established with the participation of academic and administrative staff and conducted by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hatice Doğan Sevinç, took the stage in Azerbaijan with the “250 Years’ Journey from Past to Future Concert”, which they have been meticulously preparing for a long time. The concert, given at Azerbaijan Technical University on the evening of 18 December 2023, was watched with interest by a large audience.

Emphasis on international cooperation with Azerbaijan

Prof. Dr. Koyuncu pointed out that the fraternal relationship between the two countries is not only at the level of language and culture, but also in economic, commercial and diplomatic terms, and on the occasion of the centenary of the birth of Azerbaijan’s notable leader Haydar Aliyev, he said the following in his speech: “As Istanbul Technical University, we have signed cooperation and partnership protocols with the universities in Azerbaijan in many areas, especially education. Our collaborations continue to increase and become stronger day by day. They will undoubtedly continue in the following periods.”

“A university that deepens knowledge and inspires innovations”

In his speech, Prof. Dr. Vilayet Veliyev, Rector of Azerbaijan Technical University, said that ITU has a 250-year long history and is one of the best research and technical universities. He also touched upon the scientific research and projects carried out by ITU in partnership with TÜBİTAK, the European Union and major industrial companies, and emphasized ITU’s leading role in technological transformation and digitalization.

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