(on June 28, 2017 – price included in the registration fee)

There will be a welcome reception at the premises of conference venue at 7:00 pm on the first day of the conference, which will compensate for the dinner. We will announce the full menu soon. All attendants are welcome to join us.

(on June 29-30, 2017 – 75 ₺ per person)

Tour of Girne and Gala Dinner (on June 29, 2017)
Departure will be from the Conference venue at METU-NCC. We are heading for the beautiful city of Girne (Kyrenia). You can visit at the Old Town and the Venetian Harbour there.  The gala dinner will start at 19:45 at Dome which is a seafront hotel in the centre of Girne, a short walk from the ancient harbour, old town and the famous Girne Castle.

Sightseeing Tour of Northern Cyprus (on June 30, 2017)
Mavi Köşk / Blue House / Byron Pavlides’ Famous Villa (Güzelyurt/Myrtou): Our first stop in the tour is The Blue House which is 12.3 km away from METU-NCC. The Blue House was built in 1957 on the outskirts of Çamlıbel. The house has an interesting story that you would like to learn.
Bellapais Abbey (Girne/Kyrenia): The second stop is Bellapais Abbey which takes approx. 40 min from Blue House to reach. It is one of the most important memorials of Gothic monastery architecture in the eastern Mediterranean. It is built at an altitude of 100 feet on a natural stone cliff. We spend 45 minutes at Bellapais Abbey to see the view and the village.
Büyük Han (Lefkoşa-Nicosia): Büyük Han is the largest caravansarai and is considered to be one of the finest buldings on the island.
Selimiye Mosque / St. Sophia Cathedral (Lefkoşa/Nicosia): Selimiye Mosque, formerly known as St. Sophia Cathedral, located in North Nicosia. The Selimiye Mosque is an important representative of Gothic architecture, which is in a walking distance from Büyük Han.
Free Time in Lefkoşa-Nicosia: We’ll spend the rest of the day in the city. There are many places for shopping and eating local food in Nicosia. The departure for campus will be around 10 pm.

Please contact us to reserve your spot in this event by sending an email to hibit2017@gmail.com

Payment options:

  • Bank transfer: Only for payments in Turkish Liras
    Garanti Bankası, Bakanlıklar Şubesi,
    Account Name: Mehmet Ali Baybars Alpaslan
    IBAN:TR05 0006 2001 4550 0006 6922 73
  • Mail order (click here to download the form)

Please write “HIBIT Gala Dinner” including your name to the “Reference (Aciklama)” section during Bank transfer.