The lights dimmed during Irem Derici’s concert in honor of Özkan Uğur!
İrem Derici performed on the opening concert of the International Istanbul Buyukcekmece Culture and Arts Festival.
During a segment of the concert, the stage lights were dimmed in memory of the artist Özkan Uğur, who passed away in recent days. In a night illuminated by the thousands of attendees’ mobile phone lights, moments of sadness and deep emotions were experienced.
Thousands joined in singing Uğur’s song “Aynada” (In the Mirror)
“Irem Derici” performed at the opening concert of the 24th International Istanbul Büyükçekmece Culture and Art Festival. Taking the stage at Büyükçekmece Town Square, İrem Derici dedicated a segment of her concert to Özkan Uğur, a member of the MFÖ band who recently passed away and was known for his charismatic demeanor. The stage lights were dimmed in his memory, and a commemorative video for Özkan Uğur was displayed on the stage. Thousands of listeners illuminated the concert area with the lights of their cell phones while singing along to Özkan Uğur’s song “Aynada,” creating a touching and poignant moment.
“He was a very great, very valuable artist.”
Watching Özkan Uğur’s music video on stage alongside İrem Derici, Büyükçekmece Mayor Dr. Hasan Akgün remarked, “Özkan Uğur was a very great and very valuable artist. As part of the MFÖ Group, they performed in Büyükçekmece numerous times. We remember Özkan Uğur with affection. May his soul rest in peace.