Turkey's first Armenian museum has been founded in Vakifli, the only remaining Armenian village in the country.
Cem Capar, chairman of the foundation of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Vakifli, noted that not only Armenian, but also the cultures of all the peoples of the region are represented in this museum called Musaler, according to Akunq.net.
Emphasizing that "a shared culture has been formed" in these areas, Capar said he had been working with his wife, Lora Capar, for a long time to implement this museum project.
According to Capar, most of the exhibits in this museum are items received from the fellow villagers. "We will also hold the official opening of the museum in the near future," he added, in particular.
The Musaler Museum displays costumes, historical items, jewelry, as well as videos showing the traditions of the local residents are presented from the screens installed in the museum.