Opening Ceremony of the WFD Congress

WFD President, Colin ALLEN and Turkish Deaf Association President Ercument TANRIVERDI opened the WFD Congress of 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey.

The audience were treated to a visual display of unique performances celebrating the culture of Turkey, alongside formal welcomes from a range of dignitaries. The keynote presentation of Dr Liisa KAUPPINEN (Finland), who is the former WFD General Secretary, Vice-President and President and now one of the Honorary Presidents, was well received by the audience.