A fashion show to feature Anatolian culture and costumes was presented in the Serbian capital Tuesday. "Reflection of Colors from Anatolia to Vojvodina: Anatolian Costumes Show" aims to enrich relations between Turkey and Serbia and promote common cultural elements. During the fashion show, a total of 32 pieces of special clothes, a combination of original pieces containing motifs from the magnificent heritage of Turkish culture, were exhibited. The show featured local and traditional culture of Anatolia, as well as Turkish history, from the Anatolian Seljuk period all the way to the Ottoman Empire.
Sumeyra Merve Ilbak Tahmaz, head of fashion design department at Nisantasi University in Istanbul, provided information on the influence of Ottoman costume culture on Europe and costume figures.
Turkey's ambassador in Belgrade Tanju Biglic said it is the first time that this kind of event was organized in Serbia and thanked everyone who participated, especially those who came from Turkey.
The show was organized by Turkey's Yunus Emre Institute in Belgrade under the auspices of Turkish Embassy and sponsored by Turkish Airlines.
The same exhibition will be held in Novi Sad Wednesday as well as at the center of Novi Pazar on June 20.