Bodrum’s fisherman is being commemorated
MUĞLA - Doğan News Agency
Attendees place flowers in the grave of Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı on the 40th anniversary of his death in Bodrum. DHA photoCevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı, known as the fisherman of Halicarnassus, is being commemorated on the 40th anniversary of his death with a series of events that started over the weekend in the southwestern province of Muğla’s Bodrum district. The famous novelist and writer Kabaağaçlı was a fan of Bodrum.
During the first commemoration event, a photography exhibition featuring 39 photos of his days
in Bodrum was opened at the Oasis Shopping Mall.
Another event organized by the Bodrum Municipality took place on Oct. 13 at his grave in Gümbet. On the same night, a public reading of the writer’s works was presented at the Gümüşlük Academy.
Within the scope of commemoration events, between Oct. 31 and Nov. 2, 40 notices will be presented by 16 universities at Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University. Also, the Turgutreis-Kos leg of the 25th Bodrum Cup sailing tournament will be held in memory of Kabaağaçlı.