This Tuesday, Nov. 1, is World Vegan Day, an annual event held for over 20 years now where vegans and sympathizers come together to learn, share and celebrate the benefits of compassionate living.

While adopting this lifestyle is fast becoming a trend in Turkey, it’s benefits to the planet, the animals we inhabit it with and to our very own persons is known to everyone, whether a new convert or not should know about it. Therefore, this year Turkey’s Vegan and Vegetarian Association will be holding their first ever World Vegan Day event, which will consist of a panel of distinguished speakers, a cocktail party and a documentary film screening that will be held on Sunday, Oct. 30 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Wyndham Grand Istanbul Kalamis Marina Hotel.

World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world on 1 November. It was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis, who was then Chair of The Vegan Society, United Kingdom, to commemorate its 50th anniversary and in 2014 the 70th anniversary of the terms ‘vegan’ and ‘veganism’ and the establishment of The Vegan Society.

Vegans around the world come together to celebrate the benefits of veganism, for human health, animals and the environment. They hold street stalls about veganism, host vegan potluck events and plant memorial trees for World Vegan Day.


Source:  Daily Sabah

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