Before 23rd Summer Deaflympics Samsun, a social event was held in a shopping centre on the purpose of taking attention to International Sign. Serkan Baltacı, the General Coordinator, said ‘‘we are organising activities called ‘Samsun is learning International Sign’ for creating awareness and increasing recognition in public areas like shopping centres’’. 

In the city, some activities are being organized for taking attention to International Sign before 23rd Summer Deaflympics that will be held on 18-30 of July.

The volunteers, who will take part in 23rd summer Deaflympics, are informing the guests about International Sign in a shopping centre in the city. Volunteers are giving promotional presents to people after showing some Signs.

Mr. Baltacı said "we are holding the activity called ‘Samsun is learning International sign’ for creating awareness and increasing recognition in public places only few days to Deaflympics.. We will host 5 thousands athletes from 109 countries in 21 branches. We aim that our people can say hello to the deaf in public places, at least they can learn their requirements.’’

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