You went to Armenia not too long ago as a jury member of the Yerevan Kids’s Movies Pageant, how did it go out of your standpoint?
It’s a world competition, held for the seventh time. Movies for youngsters compete on this competition. Fantastic movies had been displayed. It had been an amazing expertise for me. I watched superb movies and met with individuals from the world who’re educated about this topic. I’m going to say “I want we had one”, but it surely appears a bit distant as now we have no administrators who do or wish to movie motion pictures for youngsters or producers who care about this matter but. Sadly, we don’t connect satisfactory care to kids’s literature both and we come from behind in each area. I hope sooner or later we could have such festivals in our nation. And recognize kids’s areas extra.
A metropolis located on the level the place Central Anatolia and Japanese Anatolia meet; precisely on the heart of Anatolia referred to as the ‘Bridge of Tribes’… That’s the reason this area was a commerce and tradition heart for 1000’s of years. The title ‘Sivas’ is derived from ‘Sebastia’ that was utilized in historical durations. ‘Sebastia’ means ‘respectable, honorable’ in Greek language. Despite the fact that there isn’t any precise details about the primary founders of Sivas. The which means of ‘Sebastia’ signifies that this metropolis was however by Pontus Empire and devoted in honor of the Roman Emperor Augustus.
In accordance with the tales advised by locals, earlier than Sivas was constructed, there have been three springs flowing beneath the nice bushes. These springs had been referred to as Sipas Waters. In time, a settlement was established round these three sacred springs and Sipas grew to become Sivas. Tales additionally say that the title ’Sivas’ was derived from an historical tribe Sipasibs or from the phrase ‘Sebast’ which means ‘three watermills’ in Persian language.
Having an element in all three areas of Central Anatolia, Black Sea and East Anatolia, Sivas grew to become a major heart in the course of the Seljuk interval and was ceaselessly visited by the retailers as a result of it was located at Mesopotamia, the place caravans handed by. Sivas is the second largest in Turkey, Konya being the primary that hosts many of the Seljuk monuments; thus, it’s attainable to look at similarities between these two cities. Sivas is the second largest metropolis in Turkey about its floor space. It has a extreme local weather with uncommon inexperienced areas; therefore, cultivated merchandise embrace cereal corps, sugar beet, potato and so forth.