Press Release: Commemoration Ceremonies of 107th Anniversary of the Çanakkale Land Battles

15 April 2022

 

PRESS RELEASE

COMMEMORATION CEREMONIES OF 107th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ÇANAKKALE LAND BATTLES 
(24-25 April 2022, Çanakkale)

   
    1. GENERAL INFORMATION


The Commemoration Ceremonies of the 107th Anniversary of the Çanakkale Land Battles will take place on April 24-25, 2022 in Çanakkale. 


    2.  ACCREDITATION


Members of the press who wish to cover the ceremonies should apply for accreditation, by uploading the required documents to the system from the address http://akreditasyon.iletisim.gov.trno later than April 20th, 2022, 13:00 hrs.
    a. Members of the national press
who do not carry a press card are required to upload a letter of authorization from their media organization (letterheaded, officially signed by an authorized person and stamped) to the system.
Members of the national press who carry a press card are not required to upload any documents. (Permanent and Free Press Card holders need to upload a letter of authorization from their media organization to the system and state for which institution they are going to cover the ceremonies in the area named “Explanations” on the application page.)
    b. Resident members of the international press in Turkey
are not required to submit any documents. They will complete their application by logging on the system using the e-mail address and password required for their permanent accreditation application and selecting the activity they wish to cover.
Any e-mail address entered for the application other than the one used for permanent accreditation application will not be taken into account. 
    c. Members of the foreign press coming from abroad
are required to upload a letter of authorization from their media organization (letterheaded, officially signed by an authorized person and stamped) and a copy of their passport to the system.
Any e-mail address entered for the application other than the one used for previous applications on the system, if any, will not be taken into account.


    3. ACCREDITATION METHOD
 
    a. Enter the address http://akreditasyon.iletisim.gov.tr


    b. If you are a first-time applicant, click on the “Register” button and enter your e-mail address and a password of your choosing and register.


    c. Next, click on the activation link sent to your e-mail and complete your registration.


    d. After clicking the activation link on the page that comes before you use the “Log in” button and enter the system with your e-mail address and password.


    e. Fill out your personal information on the profile page and upload your photograph. (The information you submit should be; for members of the national press as written on your “identity card”, and for international press as written on your “passport”.)


    f. After saving the personal information, on the page that opens click on the name of the activity ““Çanakkale Kara Muharebelerinin 107. Yılı Anma Törenleri, 24-25 Nisan 2022, Çanakkale (Commemoration Ceremonies of 107. Anniversary of the Çanakkale Land Battles, 24-25 April 2022, Çanakkale)” on the area “Choose Application”.


    g. National and International press card holders’ media organization, position and contact information will automatically appear on the system. Members of the press will complete their application by clicking on the “Send” button on the right corner of the page. 


    h. National and International media members who do not have a press card will upload the required documents to the system and complete their application by clicking on the “Send” button on the right corner of the page. 


    i. Members of the press who complete the application successfully will receive an e-mail that reads “Your application has been saved on the system”. (Please re-apply if you do not receive this e-mail).


    j. Members of the press whose applications were found eligible will receive an e-mail that reads “Your application has been approved”.


    k. Do not forget the e-mail and password you used four your application. You will need to use the same address on your other accreditation applications. 

 

CARD COLLECTION:


Members of the press, who applied for accreditation to cover the Ceremonies on April 24-25, can collect their accreditation cards from the Çanakkale Regional Directorate located at Kemalpaşa Mahallesi Dibek Sokak no:17/1 on April 23, 2022, between 12.30 – 18.30. on the day of the ceremony at Martyrs’ Memorial (April 24, 2022).  members of the press can collect their cards from the press desk to be set up at Eceabat pier between 12:00- 14:30.


TRANSPORTATION:


Press members wishing to cover ceremonies on April 24, 2022 will be transferred between 13:00-14:30 from Eceabat pier to the ceremony venue by the vehicles organized by Directorate of Çanakkale Battles and Gallipoli Peninsula Historical Site. No other vehicles than those will be permitted within the ceremony area except for accredited live broadcast vehicles.
 

    4. LIVE BROADCAST / UPLINK VEHICLES
Accreditation will be sought for the entry of live broadcast vehicles into the ceremony area. It will be sufficient for only one person from each media organization to fill in the vehicle accreditation form. If your organization will assign more than one live broadcast vehicle at the ceremony area, you can register all vehicles to be assigned by clicking on the “Add Vehicle” button on the vehicle accreditation part of your personal application page. Vehicle accreditation applies only to live broadcast vehicles and applications for private vehicles will not be approved.
Uplink and other vehicles carrying technical equipment without an accreditation card will not be allowed to enter the ceremony areas. Press members who are not accredited cannot benefit from press facilities or arrangements.
 
For further information: 
1. Turkish Press Members
Tel: +90 (506) 633 34 38
E-mail: egemen.moral@iletisim.gov.tr
Name-Surname: Egemen MORAL
 
2. International Press Members
Tel: +90 (0312) 590 27 98
E-mail: mertcan.uzun@iletisim.gov.tr
Name-Surname: Mertcan UZUN


Respectfully announced.