Neslihan Kurt is one of the most widely known sign language interpreters in Turkey. The smiling face of the screens, Neslihan Kurt, works as the sign language translator in Deaflympics 2017.

Neslihan Kurt, took part in the entertainment programs, unlike many of her colleagues we saw in the main news bulletins, is one of the first names to come to mind in terms of sign language. Neslihan Kurt, who also took part in Deaflympics 2017, has translated Murat Boz's song in the opening ceremony to thousands of deaf.


Neslihan Kurt, who expressed that giving the sign language a place in the media is a very good opportunity for the deaf community said that their purpose is to equalize the differences between the deaf and the hearing. Kurt: "The aim was to give deaf people, the deaf community the fun in there and I saw that we achieved it.


Sign language translator Neslihan Kurt said that they came from a difficult path and said that it is a proud to be in Deaflympics.

The Sign Language and Training department which includes Neslihan Kurt also have 178 other interpreters


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