Book fair to remember Orhan Kemal
Orhan Kemal, a Turkish writer, will be commutated during the 7th Çukurova Book fair. The fair will organize seminars and panels to celebrate his 100th birthday anniversary. Kemal’s family and relatives want to mark 2014 as the “Year of Orhan Kemal,” due to his 100th birthday. According to a written statement from Tüm Fairs (TÜYAP), the fair will take place between Jan. 14-19 2014. TÜYAP Adana International Fair and Conference saloon will host the event and Kemal will be commemorated and remembered through different events.A symposium will be organized with the title “Kemal is 100-years-old.” The aim is to commemorate the writer in his native city, Adana. Kemal’s life in Adana will be revealed in panels and writers will talk about how he lived in Adana. There will be also an exhibition for the writer, which will continue during the fair.