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Sunday, June 25, 2006

Tarkan in 60th Year Celebrations

By Adelind Osmanlı reporting from Munich, Germany

Tarkan at Garanti Bank's 60th celebrationsTarkan appeared at a private concert for Turkish Garanti Bank yesterday.

Celebrating 60 years in the business with its workers, Tarkan sang live in front of an audience of 12 thousand employees at Istanbul's Olympic Stadium.

Alongside workers from Turkey, personnel from China, Holland, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania and Russia also attended the event, which lasted all day, beginning at eight thirty in the morning until nine in the evening.

Tarkan at Garanti Bank's 60th celebrationsGaranti provides retail, commercial and corporate banking services through a network of 329 domestic branches across Turkey and operates in Europe and Russia.

The third largest bank in Turkey, Garanti was established as a privately owned commercial bank in Ankara in 1946. In 1983, Doğuş Group - one of Turkey's largest conglomerates with operations in processed food, retailing, contracting, financial services and tourism - acquired Garanti. In 2001, Garanti became one of the largest players in Turkish banking sector.

UPDATE: Turkish newspaper Sabah reported the event, read it here. (29 June 2006)

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