As a part of the series of Academy Rumelia 3 events, which are carried out jointly by the Governorate of Edirne and the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities, 150 gifted and talented students from the Balkans will be brought to Edirne and offered special education.
Speaking at a ceremony held at the Edirne Public Education Center, Edirne Governor Ali Şahin said they are happy to be together with the students from different countries. He said they are beginning a new project and welcomed the students by saying: "You are most welcomed coming from Bulgaria, Greece, Bona-Herzegovina and Romania. You have brought us joy. This project is not the first or the last. We will continue to be united with our kin. If we become strong, you will become stronger."
Şahin defined Academy Rumelia as "the address and the name of a friendly invitation" and stressed that they will always support the unity of those living in the Balkans in Edirne.
Students between the ages of 17 and 25 coming from Greece, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania, Gagauzia, Crimea and Bosnia-Herzegovina will receive education in literature, ideas, music, fine arts, theater and cinema until Aug. 25.