Holiday prize for Chinese shooting Turkish videos

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ISTANBUL
Published 20.12.2018 21:31
Updated 21.12.2018 08:00

Five Chinese citizens were awarded a one week vacation in Turkey for a competition to promote Turkey in China through videos.

Cao Ling won first place in the competition based on the number of "likes" received for a video he shot showing an airplane flying over the famous hot-air balloons in Turkey's Cappadocia region.

The prizes were presented at a ceremony in Istanbul yesterday. The competition is jointly held by the Yunus Emre Institute of Turkey and a Chinese social media website. In a bid to draw more Chinese tourists to Turkey, 2018 was declared "Turkey Tourism Year" in China.

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