News Center–TDO- EU Delegation to Turkey Ambassador Christian Berger held the gala of “My neighbour the Ambassador” social media campaign, in which the ambassadors serving in Turkey share their daily lives, habits and hobbies, at Ankara Sheraton Hotel.
Under the campaign, Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey, Ambassador Christian Berger, as well as Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and The British ambassadors of Ankara shared 60-second videos, which opened up their daily lives to the public.
Ambassador Berger made an opening speech at the gala and said, “We were not live just in suits and ties. We also have another life and activities in Turkey and we enjoy doing them."
Berger said they want to be “Good Neighbours” and told that Turkey is offering them many different things and they discover different things in the process.
At the gala, one-minute long videos of 20 ambassadors of Turkey of 20 different EU countries, in which they talked in Turkish about their hobbies, such as nature, music, history, foods and sports, during their duty terms in there.
German Ambassador to Ankara Martin Erdmann took the most votes by the participants with his video titled "Motorcycle is a flying carpet for everyone". Erdmann, who was riding a motorcycle in his suit, was named "the Best Neighbour."
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Deputy General Manager of Department for EU Affairs Ambassador Başak Türkoğlu present a plaque to Erdmann, who said in his speech that he was really enjoyed during the shooting of the project.