News Center -TDO- The Dolmabahce Palace, in its Sanat Gallery, is the stage for an unprecedent exhibition of historical documents that relates the exchange since the Ottoman Empire with the Latin American countries that celebrated 200 years of independence from Spain last year (México, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panamá and Perú) plus Brazil, that commemorates this year in September its Bicentenary.
This exhibition has been carried out with the support and interest of the State Archives and the National Palaces Directors, dependency of the Presidency of Türkiye, Dr. Ugur Ünal and Dr. Yasin Yildiz and also the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The opening on Friday 21th of January was attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Ambassadors of the seven countries that are participating in the exhibition.
This event has been possible also thanks to the great interest and support of Ambassador Deniz Cakar, Director General for Cultural Relations and Overseas Promotion from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Türkiye. Ambassador Cakar and her team have been of great support during this period of several months in which the exhibition was planned, as well as her support on the other events that were organized for the Bicentenary since July of last year.
It is indeed an unprecedent exhibition and shows not only the documents that were subscribed by every nation at the moment of the independence, 200 years ago, but also the exchange of letters between sultans and politicians of every country involved.