IUS students overwhelmed with Erhan Konuk’s lecture on music

Erhan Konuk gave an interesting lecture as part of his visit to IUS titled “The current state of popular music in the world and the similarity with other musical genres'' in the main amphitheater of the International University of Sarajevo (IUS) on Thursday, March 19, 2015. IUS Rector Prof. Dr. Yücel Oğurlu welcomed the distinguished guest in his office. 

At the beginning of the lecture, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Metin Boşnak welcomed all present guests in the audience as well as special guests from Ankara. During the lecture, Erhan Konuk spoke about the development of the TRT and about the ways of running and development of the musical programs on TV stations in Turkey in general. 'How did it all begin? I suggested that managers and editors at the TV station allow me to broadcast music videos and I was authorized to do that but only once a month. Today, when I look at what kind of success we achieved, I see that every clip we have broadcasted had opened a completely new era of TV and musical program and I proudly say that I have achieved my goal "- said Erhan Konuk. 

Erhan Konuk is a producer, radio and television host, employed in Turkish Radio and Television Station (TRT). In the course of many years of work experience he was directly linked to Eurovision contests related to organization and participation, and he is also the author of popular emissions such as 'Telepop', 'Pop Vizyon' and 'Pop Saati'. Erhan Konuk received numerous honors and awards for his work as a producer and author of the best musical programs.