"Ozan Arif" message from Bayraç
Zühtü Bahadır Bayraç posted a message on Ozan Arif's death anniversary.
In the message of Bayraç, "Ahde Vefa" commemorations, which we wish to become a custom during the death year of Ozan Arif, who passed away two years ago due to cancer disease at the age of 70 and loved by the nationalist community and the Turkish nation. We did it by having the sheriff read.
Ozan Arif, whose life has served his nation and his cause, has passed through suffering, as the voice of the national feelings of Turks living both in our country and in various countries of the world for years, he carried our tradition of poetry to the 21st century, almost became Dede Korkut.
After the dark coup of September 12, he lived in exile for years, and did not give up serving his ideals and nation even in exile. Hakkı cried out the truth without fear, neither the junta nor other forces were able to silence him. The gift of the people, the title of "poetry" has carried him to a position above politics.
The grave of Ozan Arif, who was buried in Samsun, is his friend who passed away last month, the world famous architect Prof. It is a magnificent mausoleum designed by Ahmet Vefik Alp.
On February 13, 2021, the anniversary of his death, while experiencing the sadness of not being able to organize a program due to the known epidemic, one of his lovers, especially Ozan Arif and Prof. We want a Fatiha Sharif for all our values that have passed down to the hereafter, including Ahmet Vefik Alp. "