CRI TURK FM which is the brand of Gbtimes Turkey Branch’s received a very private prize from Istanbul University students. The university which has more than 250.000 students prepared a competition between their students and the radio audience out of university. The competition was conducted on line from 1453odulleri.istanbul.edu.tr web site received totally 9.469.011 votes. In the voting the university gave awards to the best female Turkish pop singer Ziynet Sali, the best male pop singer Gökhan Türkmen and the best traditional music singer Mustafa Yıldızdoğan in music. The popular serial of TRT “Payitaht Abdülhamit” received the price of the best tv series of Turkey. In the ceremony that was done in the 18th of May Prof.Dr. Mr. Aziz Sancar who had received Nobel price before receive a gold award.
CRI TURK Fm took the award of radio category called “Istanbul University 1453 Annual Best Radio Award” with its mission the best new entry radio station. In the ceremony, Michael Kuyucu (branch manager), Kamil Erdoğdu (chief editor) and Tang Jiankun (CRI Representative) participated. In the ceremony, the singers gave a mini concert. More than 20.000 students participated to the event and Mr. İbrahim Kalın who is the official spokesman of Turkey President Mr.Tayyip Erdoğan and the rector of İstanbul University participated to the event.
The award the CRI TURK FM took was the second award that had taken from the first day it’s on air. This award became the fourth award of Gbtimes Turkey branch from 2014 till today.
The CRI TURK team was quested in the VIP room of the ceremony before the event with the rector and Turkish politicians.
More than 20.000 Students participated to the ceremony which was organized in Istanbul University main campus in Beyazıd.