Traditional Ramadan Fasting of Bayburt University Brings Together Different Cultures of the World

Students from all over the world and from every corner of Turkey come together in the traditional fasting, organized by Baybrut University.

Organized by Health Culture and Sports Department; The fasting event that took place in the Dede Korkut, Bâbertî, Aydıntepe and Demirözü Complexes resembled a colorful and cultural mosaic. Bayburt University, which has built heart bridges in all geographies with the aim of becoming a World University with Regional Cultures, created the spirit of unity and brotherhood of the month of Ramadan by bringing “the Colors of the World” together in the fasting table. Students from Brundi, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Mauritania and many other countries attended the iftar dinner, and said that they gave a meaningful message against the discrimination and racism in all over the world. Stating that they never felt like foreigners in Bayburt University, international students mentioned that they always felt the spirit of brotherhood represented in this iftar dinner in Bayburt and were fortunate in this regard. Rector Prof. Dr. Selçuk Coşkun spent a lot of time with all students and mentioned that, while opening to the world Bayburt University undertakes at the same time the mission to bring the world together in a common culture. Coşkun who draws attention to the meaning of the saying “ Bayburt is Turkey” said that they consider all students as “ colors of the world” ant that every color contributes to this cultural richness.

While Rector Prof. Dr. Selçuk Coşkun attended to the fasting in Dede Korkut Complex together with his wife Rüveyda Coşkun, Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Halil İbrahim Şimşek, Secretary General Ufuk Töman, Assistant Secretary Generals Nazmi Karabulut, and Assistant Prof. Mete Yusuf Ustabulut; Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Süleyman Çiğdem, Director of the School of Physical Education and Sports, Assoc. Dr. Murat Kul, Technical Sciences Vocational School Director Assoc. Dr. Prof. Dr. Ümmügülsüm Erdoğan, Director of Justice MYO Assoc. Dr. Yusuf Şen, Director of Social Sciences Vocational School Dr.Emine Taş and academics take part in the fasting at the Baberti Complex. Director of Vocational School Dr. Yaşar Erdoğan and academics take part in the fasting organized in Demirözü Complex. In the fasting event realized in Aydıntepe Complex director of the Vocational School Dr. Umit Girgel and academicians come together with students.