UNESCO officially declared 2021 as 'Hacı Bektaş Veli Year'

750th Anniversary of Hacı Bektaş Veli's Death, with the support of Azerbaijan, Islamic Republic of Iran, North Macedonia and Romania, proposed by our country for 2021 with the decision of UNESCO 40th General Conference; With the support of Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, North Macedonia and Uzbekistan, the 700th Anniversary of Yunus Emre's Death; With the support of North Macedonia and Romania, the 850th Anniversary of Ahi Evran's Birth was included in the UNESCO Commemoration and Celebration Anniversaries Program as a joint file with Iran and Azerbaijan.

Thus, Hacı Bektaş Veli, Yunus Emre and Ahi Evran will be commemorated all over the world in 2021 with various events in connection with UNESCO.