Turkic World Red Apple Awards Presentation 1

World Turkic Forum was organized for the third time and the Red Apple Awards were granted to the winners. World Turkic Forum led by TASAM is a global organization which gathers representatives from Turkic States, opinions leaders from Turkic Diasporas around the world, Think Tanks and non-governmental organizations within the frame of multi-dimensional issues and strategically contributes to the deepening of common agenda and socio-economic integration.

In the final declaration of 2nd World Turkic Forum which took place in İstanbul on 03-05 April 2013; it has been adopted that a “Turkic World Award” ceremony should be organized within the body of the Forum. In order to honor and encourage successful individuals and institutions that strengthen Turkic World’s vision and depth; it was decided that Turkic World Red Apple Awards should be given to those individuals and institutions annually beginning from 2014 in categories as State, Diplomacy, Business, Science, Culture, Art, Technology, Strategy, Sports and Public Diplomacy

First Awards were granted to the owners in a Presentation Ceremony which is organized at Ekmekçizade Ahmet Pasha Caravanserai in Edirne on 29 May 2014, the second day of the 3rd  World Turkish Forum. Before the ceremony, Balkans Symphony Orchestra consisting of 68 artists gave a concert.




Red Apple  State  Award

Rustam MINNIHANOV | President of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation

Prof. Nabi AVCI | Minister of National Education of the Republic of Turkey


Red Apple  Diplomacy  Award

Erlan IDRISSOV | Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Ambassador Halil AKINCI | Secretary General of Turkic Council

Prof. Zhanseit TUIMEBAYEV | Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Ankara


Red Apple  Business  Award

TOBB | Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey


Red Apple  Science  Award

Prof. Ekmeleddin İHSANOĞLU | President of the Institute of Turkish History of Science

Prof. Nevzat YALÇINTAŞ | Economist Academician


Red Apple  Culture  Award

TÜRKSOY | International Organization of Turkic Culture

İrfan GÜRDAL | Art Director of Turkic World Music Society


Red Apple  Art  Award

Jamala JAMALADYNOVA | Vocal Artist

Orhan GENCEBAY | Composer - Vocal Artist


Red Apple  Technology  Award

Kyrgyzstan - Turkey Manas University

Şamaxı Astrophysical Observatory | Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences


Red Apple  Strategy  Award

Nazım İBRAHİMOV | Minister of Diaspora of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Hasan DURUER  | Governor of Edirne

Güngör Azim TUNA | Governor of Eskisehir, Chairman of Turkic World Capital of Culture Agency


Red Apple  Sport  Award

Serik SAPİYEV | Boxer of Kazakhstan National Team

Naz AYDEMİR | Player of Turkey National Volleyball Team


Red Apple Public  Diplomacy  Award

Dr. Torhan ALMUFTI | Minister of State for Provincial and Minister of Communication, Republic of Iraq

Ahmet YEŞİLTEPE | Journalist

Murteza SULUCOOCA | Owner and Executive Editor of Yeni Balkan Newspaper


For detailed information about the Awards and the Forum:

kizilelma.dunyaturkforumu.org  |  www.dunyaturkforumu.org

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