MASCOT'S NAME OF DEAFLYMPICS 2017 IS ÇAKIR

MASCOT'S NAME OF DEAFLYMPICS 2017 IS ÇAKIR

Mascot's name of 2017 Deaflympics is chosen as Çakır as a result of the voting

The name of the 23rd Summer Deaflympics' mascot is announced. The name of the mascot which wears the local costumes of the city was chosen as Çakır on the public votation made on deaflympics2017.org

The eight corners of Çakır's cap represents people of Samsun's patriotism, bravery, valor, generosity, youthfulness, modesty and hospitality, while the shoes were inspired by the local "cuban-heel" shoe.

The Olympic Games will be held in 21 sports and will be held from July 18th to 30th.

Turkish Airlines is the official airline of "23rd Summer Deaflympics Samsun 2017" and special discounts are offered on certain booking classes. In order to proceed with the online booking tool for Turkish Conventions please visit the Turkish Conventions website https://www4.thy.com/TKC/app/main?language=en and use the event code “154TKM17” under delegate section.