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Turkish Artist Lil Xacah Travels to Aceh, which has deep-rooted ties with Turkey.

Press Release: October 06, 2020

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia

22-year-old Turkish Artist & Producer  Lil Xacah went to Indonesia to celebrate 480 years of brotherhood. The artist, who was welcomed, explained what he saw one by one at the AA news agency.



Turkish Famous Artist, almost five centuries in Indonesia's westernmost province of Aceh with local people in Turkey continued enthusiasm was surprised to see the adoption of universal fraternity. The artist, who came to Indonesia for his work, was surprised that he was welcomed by the public while traveling to get to know the local people. One of the responses given by the artist during the interview said, "It made me happy to be greeted with respect and love by a public who did not know me before, they are very embracing by Turkish people".

Lil Xacah said she was flattered by the appreciation expressed by the Acehnese for her ancestors who set foot in the land 480 years ago.

"I'm very proud that our ancestors are still respected here," the 22-year-old young Artist told Anadolu Agency in the city of Banda Aceh on Tuesday after a celebration to commemorate 480 years of brotherhood with Turkey which go back to the Ottoman era.

During the celebration, Genc was welcomed by local officials and residents who surrounded her, requesting pictures.

"I'm glad to be here," she said.

Her visit to Aceh is part of the "Sun from Turkey" program initiated by the Indonesian Student Association in Turkey to forge closer ties between the two countries.

On social media, Genc said during her trip she enjoyed strolling around the beach and blending in with the locals.

The pictures she posted on Instagram portrayed the raw beauty of nature Aceh is blessed with.

"Just happy, #indonesia #aceh," said the caption of a selfie she posted with the Lampujang coastline in the background.

Global attention

Her posts garnered global attention, with her followers expressing admiration for the beautiful sights.

"You're lucky to be in heaven now, hope you enjoy it," she quoted one of the comments written on her post.

As an influencer who actively promotes tourism, young said that she was glad to invite the Turkish and international community to visit Aceh.

"I'm very pleased to introduce Aceh to the world as it has a lot of natural, historical and cultural destinations," she said.

"One day, I will come here again as a guide," she added.

Young  Artist flew to the archipelago with fellow friend

"Being able to come to Aceh is a dream come true. I am happy to be here,” said the young artist

The 22-year-old Turkish Artist has been actively promoting the culture and lifestyle of Indonesians, especially those in Aceh.

She expressed her interest in writing about Indonesia as the largest Muslim country in the world, adding that Aceh has abundant treasures from the history of its relationship with the Ottoman Empire.

Tourism cooperation

Aminullah Usman, the mayor of Banda Aceh, said on Tuesday that his administration is determined to establish tourism cooperation with the Turkish government.

"We will arrange a memorandum of understanding to strengthen cooperation," Usman told Anadolu Agency.

He said the pact is scheduled to be completed by 2020, conveying his hope for effective cooperation.

"Insha Allah [God willing], we are ready to be invited to Ankara to see [Turkish] President [Recep Tayyip] Erdogan," he added.


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