Idil Baran ('20) and Eran Akyil ('21) took part in the Children's Day Festival of Cary 2018 held at Fred G. Bond Park On April 21.
Idil and Eran read a poem titled "Leave Us a World" in English and in Turkish. The mayor of Cary Harold Weinbrecht and council member Ken George also attended. The festival was hosted by the Sister Cities Association of Cary and the American-Turkish Association of North Carolina (ATA-NC) in conjunction with the Town of Cary. Two hundred fifty children representing 25 groups performed at the festival tailored to help children develop an appreciation for the diverse and colorful mosaic of cultures in our area.