Nominations are Now Open for 8th Community Achievement Awards (2019)

The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) will hold its 8th Anniversary Gala and Community Achievement Awards on 14 October 2019.

Founded in 2011, CEFTUS has grown remarkably and has been the only effective organisation that provides an open platform for issues regarding Turkey and the region, builds bridges between Turkey and the UK and brings together Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot communities of the UK.

CEFTUS has now opened the nominations for the Community Achievement Awards (2019). The awards, which aim to recognise excellence of Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot Communities in the UK, will be presented in categories of business, education, art, media and community work. Anyone can make a nomination by either emailing CEFTUS on [email protected] with a nominee name, contact details, category, reason for nomination.

The catergories are as follows:

Businessperson of the Year Award
Young Entrepreneur Award
Lifelong Achievement Award
Law Award
Female Role Models of the Year Award
Male Role Models of the Year Awards
Politics Award
Media Award
Community Centre of the Year Award
Law Award
Education Award
Art, Music, and Culture Award
Estate, Finance, and Accounting Award

Last year’s winners of the Community Achievement Awards can be found here.

CEFTUS will once again organise a wonderful gala where parliamentarians, business people, community leaders, local and national media will be in attendance. Having hosted celebrities such as Zulful Livaneli and Gulse Birsel in previous gala events, CEFTUS will again host distinguished figures from Turkey including parliamentarians, academics, journalists and business people.

Please watch CEFTUS 7th Anniversary Gala highlights.

CEFTUS 8th Anniversary Gala will also aim to raise funds for the work of CEFTUS throughout the year, as well as for our charity partners Show Racism the Red Card. Supporters of CEFTUS are very welcome to make donations via the link below or purchase tickets/tables.