The importance of nature and fresh fruits was explained with an animated film
Tekfen Agri and Alanar Fruit gifted the special animated film, which they prepared within the scope of “Eat Fresh Fruit” social responsibility project, to children on April 23. The film, titled Mina’s Cherry Tale, was prepared to convey the importance of bonding with nature for a sustainable life and eating fresh fruit to children. The film tells the story of Mina, who lives in a big city, looking for cherry trees that she loves a lot, inquiring how cherries grow, and turning to nature.
Tekfen Agri, one of the major supporters of domestic agricultural production, reaches all segments of the society with its social responsibility projects. Fresh fruit production and exportation company Alanar Fruit, operating under Tekfen Agri, prepared a special animated film to encourage children to eat fresh fruit in season. Tekfen Agri and Alanar Fruit gifted the film titled Mina’s Cherry Tale, prepared within the scope of “Eat Fresh Fruit” social responsibility project, to children celebrating National Sovereignty and Children’s Day on April 23.
The film, prepared to convey the importance of bonding with nature and eating fresh fruit for a healthy generation and a sustainable life to children at early ages, involves themes such as information about nature, love for fresh fruits, family, and sharing. The film goes on as Mina, who lives in a big city, looks for cherry trees that she loves a lot, inquires how cherries grow, and turns to nature. The film was voiced in English to support foreign language development of children.
A puppet show was also organized
The animated film titled Mina’s Cherry Tale, characters of which were created by author and storyteller Şule Koçoğlu Ünal with her handmade puppets, and which was shot and edited by award-winning visual designer Cahit Can Hanyaloğlu, was prepared frame by frame with stop-motion animation technique over the course of 1.5 years. Şule Koçoğlu Ünal voiced the mother and Mina Ünal voiced herself in the film. Mina Ünal read for 3 days in the studio for the film, while professional voice artist Tulin Yılmaz voiced the story. On the other hand, a puppet show of the story was prepared for children. The show will meet with children if pandemic conditions permit.
Tekfen Agri General Manager Emrah İnce stated “Tekfen Agri proudly flies the Turkish flag in the world stage with its faith in the lands of this country, and leads the industry by providing rational solutions with its state-of-the-art R&D activities. As the company, we not only look out for the value of labor and our national treasures in cooperation with our farmers, and we strive to reach all segments of the society with our social responsibility projects. Keeping this in mind, we had an animated film prepared within the scope of ‘Eat Fresh Fruit’, our awareness-raising project conducted with Alanar Fruit, that encourages the new generation to eat fresh fruits in season. We are delighted to gift this film to our children on April 23, which is a very significant day for both our country and all of us”.
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