The paintings were exhibited in an exhibition organized by the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation and Kayseri Humanitarian Relief Foundation at the Kayseripark Mall between 27 and 30 January.
The opening of the exhibition was shown a great interest by the people of Kayseri. Ahmet Dogan, 19-year-old Mavi Marmara martyr Furkan Dogan's father, also came to the opening of the exhibition along with the Melikgazi city Mayor Dr.Memduh Buyukkilic, the president of Kayseri Humanitarian Relief Foundation Saban Sozduyar and the executive board members.
IHH Publicity Coordinator Suleyman Kurt, expressed that the exhibition consists of 170 pieces all of which elected by the jury of the painting contest for the students.
Melikgazi Mayor Buyukkilic, said that they will always support the opressed against the opresseors while opening the exhibition. He also thanked everyone who had contributed along with the IHH. Mayor Buyukkilic also promised to support the project of educational and cultural centre in the name of the Mavi Marmara martyr Furkan Dogan as part of the campaign "9 Projects for 9 Martyrs"