You went to Armenia just lately as a jury member of the Yerevan Kids’s Movies Competition, how did it go out of your perspective?
It’s a global pageant, held for the seventh time. Movies for youngsters compete on this pageant. Great movies have been displayed. It had been an amazing expertise for me. I watched excellent 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 of distant as we now 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 discipline. I hope sooner or later we can have such festivals in our nation. And respect kids’s areas extra.
A metropolis located on the level the place Central Anatolia and Jap Anatolia meet; precisely on the middle of Anatolia referred to as the ‘Bridge of Tribes’… That’s the reason this area was a commerce and tradition middle for hundreds of years. The title ‘Sivas’ is derived from ‘Sebastia’ that was utilized in historic intervals. ‘Sebastia’ means ‘respectable, honorable’ in Greek language. Though there isn’t a 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 line with the tales instructed by locals, earlier than Sivas was constructed, there have been three springs flowing below the good timber. These springs have been referred to as Sipas Waters. In time, a settlement was established round these three sacred springs and Sipas turned Sivas. Tales additionally say that the title ’Sivas’ was derived from an historic tribe Sipasibs or from the phrase ‘Sebast’ which means ‘three watermills’ in Persian language.
Having a component in all three areas of Central Anatolia, Black Sea and East Anatolia, Sivas turned a big middle through the Seljuk interval and was often 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 a lot of the Seljuk monuments; thus, it’s attainable to watch 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 embody cereal corps, sugar beet, potato and so on.