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Greek–Turkish Youth Orchestra

Greek–Turkish Youth Orchestra, an orchestra founded by Leni Konialidis in 2008 to foster friendship between Greece and Turkey through music. The orchestra is composed of 50–60 Greek and Turkish musicians aged 16–28, who are selected from Bilkent University and leading music academies in Athens. Since 2015, the Vehbi Koç Foundation and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, have supported concerts in Greece and Turkey, with the aim of encouraging cultural dialogue between young people as a model for peace and understanding.

Abadan Unat, Nermin

Political scientist who received the Vehbi Koç Award for education in 2012.