The opening of a photo exhibition of Anatolian carpets from Transylvania and a mini-symposium took place 14 March 2013 in Ankara.
“Romanian-Turkish Cultural Confluences: Romania’s Heritage of Old Anatolian Carpets” was organised by the Romanian Embassy, the Romanian Cultural Institute and the Turkish Yunus Emre Institute to celebrate 135 years of diplomatic relations between Turkey and Romania.
The exhibition included photos of Anatolian carpets and of churches exhibiting carpets from Transylvania.
- Suzan Bayraktaroglu discussed “The Relations between The Carpets in Transylvania and The Anatolian Turkish Carpets”
- Levent Boz presented “‘Transylvanian Type’ Carpets in Turkey”
- Stefano Ionescu talked on “Tracing the Ottoman Rugs in Transylvania”