100. YIL ÜSKÜDAR MUSIC SOCIETY
“TURKISH ART MUSIC BEST COMPOSER COMPETITION” AWARDS GRANTED
More than six hundred participants presented their compositions to the jury of the competition organized for improving the TRT Turkish Art Music Repertoire, encouraging composers and songwriters to give qualified new works, contributing to the promotion of their works and training of new composers.
The song “Yokluğun Cehennem”, which was composed by Özdemir Hafızoğlu, written by Hüseyin Balkancı and performed by Sezen Cin Özdemir, was awarded with the 1st place.
The second place was given to “Yine Akşam Olur”, which was performed again by Sezen Cin Özdemir, composed by Faruk Şahin and written by Berran Yalçın. The song, Yangınlar Ortasında”, which was composed and written by Ali Recep Güçlüler and performed by Fethi Kurban was placed third.
The Governor of Üsküdar Mr. Murat Sefa Demiryürek, the Mayor of Üsküdar Mr. Hilmi Türkmen and the President of Üsküdar Music Society Mr. Amir Ateş presented their awards to the participants.
Esra İçöz, a popular voice of TRT Istanbul Radio, who also grew up in the Üsküdar Music Society, performed at the final concert of the night and presented the guests with a musical feast.