Science, Culture, Sport and Art Festival of Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University was given start with a great enthusiasm. On the first day of the fest, “Intercultural Trip: Burkino Faso Exhibition” was opened by AYBU Rector Prof. Dr. İbrahim Aydınlı. Seputy District Governor of Ankara Ayhan Özkan, Mayor of Municipality of Çubuk Baki Demirbaş and Ambassador of Burkino Faso Brahima Sere.
The program that was initiated with standing in silence and National Anthem continued with the the show of janissary band, protocol speeches and scientific, cultural, artistic and sports activities.
Award Ceremony of AYBU Graduate School of International Relations and Strategic Researches was held for the academic staff and the students on the first day. In addition to this, folk dances, horse riding, chess tournaments, exhibitions of the works of the students who took training of traditional arts were also presented. The participants had a good time with the stands by student club, municipalities, non-governmental institutions, international students and the concerts by the students of AYBU State Conservatory for Turkish Music. The activities of the first day came to an end with film presentation.