Opening ceremony FDI 2013 in Istanbul
Fire of Anatolia dance group
Prior to the ceremony, guests gathered for the VIP reception
Makoto Nakao, CEO for GC Corporation (middle).
Dr Gürkan Gür, Dekan of the Ankara University (right).
Dr Orlando Monteiro da Silva, current President of the FDI.
Dr Gerhard Seeberger, President of the ERO, and Henry Schein CEO Stanley Bergman.
Prof. Dr. Taner Yücel, President of the Turkish Dental Association
The speech of Dr Mehmet Müezzinoglu, Turkish Ministry of Health, was interrupted by protests from the audience.
Performance by Burhan Öclan
Dr Orlando Monteiro da Silva, current FDI president, hands over the presidental chain to the president elect Dr Tin Chun Wong.