Upon the a flood disaster that Bosnia and Herzegovina experienced towards the end of November 2010, the students of IBU Turkish Language and Literature Department organized a charity for the benefit of the people affected by the floods. For this purpose, on Thursday, December 23rd 2010, a charity concert took place at the IBU conference hall, with a notable purpose of aiding the flood affected people.
Program started by addressing of Mr. Harun Tursanovic, the chairman of “Izvor Nade” Charity Foundation, who briefed about the flood disaster and the foundation’s operations. It is followed by poetry recitation by the students. Later on, a concert consisting of the selections from the Bosnian and Turkish music took place. Also a visual presentation describing the effects of the flood was shown.
In the meantime, a benefit sale was organized for the victims of the flood disaster. In this event, sample desserts from both, Turkish and Bosnian cuisines were presented. The academicians and the students of the International Burch University attended this event which lasted for two hours.
Money raised in this event was handed over to the representatives of the “Izvor Nade” in order to be delivered to the flood-affected people.