Turkish Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Embassy Announcement

Press Accreditation For 96th Anniversary Of The Battle Of Gallipoli , 04.04.2011

(17-25 April, 2011, ÇANAKKALE)

 

  1. GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Ceremonial activities to mark the 96th Anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli will take place on April 17-25, 2011 in Çanakkale, including sports and cultural events in scope of the ceremony program.

 

  1.  ACCREDITATION

 

Members of the press who wish to cover the activities should apply for accreditation to the address below in person, by fax or e-mail by April 15th, 2011 at 5 pm.

 

a)      Members of the national press should legibly fill in the enclosed accreditation form (also available at www.byegm.gov.tr) and attach a copy of their press card. (Media members without this press card should apply with a letter of authorization from their media organization and a copy of their official ID cards.)

 

b)     Resident members of the foreign press in Turkey should legibly fill in the enclosed accreditation form (also available at www.byegm.gov.tr) and attach a copy of their press card.

 

c)      Members of the foreign press coming from abroad should legibly fill in the enclosed accreditation form (also available at www.byegm.gov.tr) and attach a copy of their local press card, a letter of authorization from their media organization and a copy of their passport.

 

Basın-Yayın ve Enformasyon Genel Müdürlüğü

(Directorate General of Press and Information)

Enformasyon Dairesi Başkanlığı 

Ceyhun Atıf Kansu Caddesi No: 122

Balgat- ANKARA

Tel:    +90-312 583 62 89-90

Fax:   +90-312 473 65 93

E-mail: enf@byegm.gov.tr

 

Incomplete applications and requests received after April 15th will not be processed.

 

Accreditation form can be downloaded from www.byegm.gov.tr.

 

3. LIVE BROADCAST / UPLINK VEHICLES

 

Only a limited number of uplink and other vehicles carrying technical equipment are allowed to enter the ceremony areas, and these vehicles should have separate accreditation.

 

Information about such vehicles (license plate, driver name, driver phone number) should be forwarded to the above contact address no later than April 15th, 2011 Friday at 5 pm.

 

Uplink and other vehicles carrying technical equipment without an accreditation card will not be allowed to enter the ceremony areas. Press members who are not accredited cannot benefit from any press facilities or arrangements.

 

 Accreditation cards should be collected in person from the Press Desk at the Akol Hotel (Address: Kordonboyu – Çanakkale, Tel: +90-286–217 94 56, Fax: +90-286-217 28 97) on April 22 and 23, 2011.

 

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