With the start of the normalization process in Turkey, Ankara Metropolitan Municipality is restarting cultural and artistic activities and vocational training, which were suspended due to the coronavirus epidemic. The Department of Culture and Social Affairs, which will organize free city tours with mobile buses as of June 15 for the citizens of Başkent who want to get to know their city better, is also reopening BELMEK courses that enable women to have a profession.
A new process has started with the normalization steps taken in Turkey, where many events have been canceled or postponed during the pandemic process.
Ankara Metropolitan Municipality has also completed its preparations to restart the activities that it had to take a break in the capital for a while. The Department of Culture and Social Affairs will start BELMEK courses, which contribute to women's having a profession, on June 14, and city tours, where historical and cultural places are introduced to residents of the Capital, from June 15.
FOR CITY TOURS, APPLY TO THE CAPITAL 153
The Department of Culture and Social Affairs organizes free city tours for local and foreign tourists, as well as those in the Capital, to familiarize themselves with the history and culture of Ankara.
With the excursions that will start on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from Anıtkabir to the War of Independence Museum (1st Parliament), from the Republic Museum (2nd Parliament) to Hacı Bayram Veli Mosque and Augustus Temple, from Çubuk-1 Dam Recreation Area. Many places up to Ankara Castle will be toured by buses. While the city tours to be organized in the districts are arranged according to the days when the local public markets are established, those who want to participate in these trips; In addition to learning the history, culture, touristic and spiritual values of the districts, they will also enjoy shopping at local public markets.
Due to the COVID-19 measures, applications will be received through Başkent 20 for free city tours, which will be carried out with mobile buses for 153 people.
BELMEK COURSES ARE ATTRACTING HIGH ATTENTION
The trainings to be given in 6 different branches in 59 course centers belonging to BELMEK, which are located in 31 main regions and attract great interest from the citizens of the Capital, start on 14 June, taking into account the pandemic conditions.
Capital women of all ages and professions over the age of 18 make a contribution to the family economy by turning their hobbies into a profession at BELMEKs. Those who want to apply for the courses that have been suspended due to the coronavirus will be able to register for the courses until 14 June at the following phone numbers:
- Cankaya: (0312) 433 82 71
- Çayyolu: (0312) 235 78 69
- Kecioren: (0312) 352 44 52
- Mamak: (0312) 320 56 17
- Xinjiang: (0312) 271 03 42
- Yenimahalle: (0312) 507 37 70.