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USA
New York
Date: May 20, 2017
Event: 36. Geleneksel Türk Kültür Etkinlikleri ve Türk Günü Yürüyüşü
Place: New York, Madison Avenue ve 53. st. New York
Contact: tadfdirector@gmail.com
Information: https://www.facebook.com/tadf.us/posts/910306355776390

Northern Virginia - McLean
Date: April 30, 2017
Event: 23 Nisan Children's Day Event
Place: Chesterbrook Elementary School, 1753 Kirby Rd, McLean, VA 22101
Information: http://www.atadc.org/Events.aspx?dhpId=1184

Florida - Naples
Date: April 26, 2017
Concert: Pianist Gulsin Onay Concert at the 6th Annual Stay in May Festival
Place: 6th Annual Stay in May Festival
Information: http://www.gulsinonay.com/newsite/main-en.php

New York
Date: April 23, 2017
Concert: Neotolia CD Release Concerts by Nazan Nihal & Utar Artun and New Music Video
Place: Drom NYC
Information: http://www.dromnyc.com/events/6659/neotolian-song-album-release-concert?utm_source=Neot...

Rhode Island - Providence
Date: April 23, 2017
Festival: TACSRI’s April 23rd Children's Festival
Place: Brown University Graduate Lounge, 95 Thayer Street, Providence, RI
Information: www.tacsri.org
www.facebook.com/TACSRI

Washington D.C.
Date: April 23, 2017
Festival: 23 April 2017 Children's and Sovereignty Day and Turkish American Peace & Solidarity Walk
Place: West Potomac Park, Washington DC
Information: https://www.facebook.com/tasc.steeringcomittee/

Massachusetts - Boston
Date: April 22, 2017
Concert: Neotolia CD Release Concerts by Nazan Nihal & Utar Artun and New Music Video at 16th Annual Boston Turkish Film Festival
Place: Goethe Institut Boston
Information: http://www.bostonturkishfilmfestival.org/2017Festival/concerts/neotolia.html?utm_source...

Washington - Seattle
Date: April 15 - 16, 2017
Festival: International Children’s Friendship Festival (ICFF)
Place: Seattle Center, Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison St, Seattle, Washington 98109
Information: http://childrensfest.tacawa.org/about-us/

Connecticut - New Haven
Date: April 14 - 16, 2017
Conference: Suraiya Faroqhi participates as a discussant at the conference on “Recent Perspectives of Ceremonies, Rituals, and Festivals in the Ottoman World.”
Place: Yale University
Information: http://cmes.macmillan.yale.edu/event/magic-and-occult-islam-and-beyond
Suraiya Faroqhi is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Connecticut - New Haven
Date: April 14 - 16, 2017
Conference: Dr. Özgen Felek presents on “Display of Manhood, Masculinity, and Gender Identity in the 1582 Surname” at the conference on “Recent Perspectives of Ceremonies, Rituals, and Festivals in the Ottoman World,” which she also co-organized.
Place: Yale University
Information: http://cmes.macmillan.yale.edu/event/magic-and-occult-islam-and-beyond
Dr. Özgen Felek is a recipient of the 2008 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

North Carolina - Cary
Date: April 09, 2017
Festival: 9th Annual Nazım Hikmet Poetry Festival
Place: Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary, NC 27513
Information: http://www.nazimhikmetpoetryfestival.org/index.php?id=3

New York
Date: March 29 - April 30, 2017
Exhibition: "Neochronophobiq" by Emre Hüner
Place: Protocinema 43 Essex Street, New York
Information: http://www.protocinema.org/index.php?lang=en
Emre Hüner is a TCF grantee.

Texas - Houston
Date: March 24 - 25, 2017
Conference: ATAA 37th Annual Turkish American Conference
Place: Houston, Texas
Information: http://www.ataa.org/

Texas - Austin
Date: March 24 - 25, 2017
Participation: Suraiya Faroqhi is participating as a keynote speaker at the "Rethinking Late Ottoman Civilization Symposium."
Place: The College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Austin
Information: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/mes/events/conferences/late-ottoman-civilization/index.php
Suraiya Faroqhi is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Texas - Austin
Date: March 24 - 25, 2017
Participation: “Taken Hostage in Ottoman Lands: Imperial State Responses to Miss Stone Affair, American Missionaries, and Public Disorder” by Emrah Şahin at the "Rethinking Late Ottoman Civilization Symposium."
Place: The College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Austin
Information: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/mes/events/conferences/late-ottoman-civilization/index.php
Emrah Şahin is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Massachusetts - Boston
Date: March 16 - April 23, 2017
Festival: 16th Annual Boston Turkish Film Festival
Information: http://www.bostonturkishfilmfestival.org/index.html

Texas - Denton
Date: March 10 - April 08, 2017
Exhibition: James Thurman participates in “Collaborate4”, an exhibition by four artists from three continents.
Place: UNT Institute for the Advancement of the Arts/UNT on the Square
Information: https://untonthesquare.unt.edu/collaborate4
James Thurman is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Georgia - Atlanta
Date: March 06 - 09, 2017
Films: "KEDİ" by Turkish filmmaker Ceyda Tosun
Place: Midtown Landmark Theater
Information: http://www.theatfc.org/default

Massachusetts - Boston
Date: March 02, 2017
Performance: “Othello in the Seraglio” coffeehouse opera by Dr. Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol
Place: Emerson/Paramount Center, Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre
Information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/othello-in-the-seraglio-a-coffeehouse-opera-a-panel-on-mus...
Dr. Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Connecticut - New Haven
Date: March 02 - 03, 2017
Conference: "Occult Texts in Murad III’s Court at the Dawn of the Second Islamic Millennium" by Dr. Özgen Felek at the conference “Magic and the Occult in Islam and Beyond”
Place: The MacMillan Center - Yale University
Information: http://cmes.macmillan.yale.edu/event/magic-and-occult-islam-and-beyond
Dr. Özgen Felek is a recipient of the 2008 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

California - Northridge
Date: February 11 - March 02, 2017
Exhibition: “Stone Sounds: 4000 Years at Sinop Kale” by Sven Anderson in conjunction with Dr. Owen Doonan’s Exhibition Design Class
Place: California State University Northridge Art Galleries
Information: http://www.csun.edu/mike-curb-arts-media-communication/art-galleries/events/stone-sound...
This event is supported by a grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

THE NETHERLANDS
Amsterdam
Date: April 19, 2017
Concert: Classical Turkish Music Sessions with Çiğdem Okuyucu (vocals) & Mehmet Polat (ud)
Place: Mixtree
Information: http://www.mixtree.org/mt/events.php
http://mehmetpolat.net/#cds
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Deventer
Date: April 16, 2017
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio CD release concert
Place: De Fermerie
Information: http://www.fermerie.nl/
http://mehmetpolat.net/#cds
Mehmet Polat is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Amsterdam
Date: March 10 - April 07, 2017
Exhibition: "Sudden Stop" Exhibition by Fraser Stewart & Özgür Demirci
Place: Corridor Project Space
Information: http://www.corridorprojectspace.com/
Özgür Demirci is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

UAE
Sharjah
Date: March 04 - 24, 2017
Workshop: "Walking as Learning to See" by Roberley Bell
Place: American University of Sharjah School of Architecture
Information: https://www.aus.edu/info/200170/college_of_architecture_art_and_design
Roberley Bell is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

CHINA
Ningbo
Date: April 15 - 20, 2017
Conference: Gülfidan Özmen participats in the 1st International Glass Conference and her artworks will be on exhibit in the collection of the city.
Place: Ningbo, China
Information: http://gulfidanozmen.com/
Gülfidan Özmen is a recipient of the 2013 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

FRANCE
Paris
Date: May 03 - 08, 2017
Biennial: Ipek Kotan's works at Revelations (International Fine Craft and Creation Biennial)
Place: Grand Palais, Paris France
Information: https://www.revelations-grandpalais.com/fr/exposants/exposant-banquet/1130,swissceramic...
İpek Kotan is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Saint-Claude
Date: April 08, 2017
Concert: “cello-FRITRIP-drums” by Anıl Eraslan and Eric Groleau.
Place: La Fraternelle, 12 rue de la Poyat 39200, Saint-Claude
Information: http://www.maisondupeuple.fr/?p=30184#more-30184
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Saint-Claude
Date: April 03 - 07, 2017
Workshop: “Workshops on Turkish Music & Improvisation” by Anıl Eraslan. Place: Conservatoire de Saint Claude
Place: Conservatoire de Saint Claude
Information: http://www.maisondupeuple.fr/rubrique/rendez-vous-du-mois/
Anıl Eraslan is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

GERMANY
Gottingen
Date: May 12, 2017
Concert: Gulsin Onay will play A.A. Saygun's 1st piano concerto with Gottinger Symphonie Orchester under Kevin Griffiths
Place: Stadthalle Göttingen
Information: http://www.gulsinonay.com/newsite/main-en.php

Freising
Date: February 20 - April 17, 2017
Group Exhibition: "AUFTAKT Rhythm Section" by 17 artists including Esra Sağlık
Place: European House of Art Upper Bavaria - Schafhof
Information: http://www.european-house-of-art.qxd8.com/exhibit.html
Esra Sağlık is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

ITALY
Bolzano
Date: April 18, 2017
Seminar: Hazal Gümüş Çiftci presents on "Traditional Pottery and its Contemporary Reflections in Turkey" for the Digital Modelling course.
Place: Faculty of Design and Art at Free University Bozen-Bolzano
Information: https://www.unibz.it/en/faculties/design-art/
Hazal Gümüş Çiftci is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Rome
Date: April 12 - 14, 2017
Conference: Hazal Gümüş Çiftci presents her paper on "Design for Grassroots Production in Eastern Turkey through the Revival of Traditional Handicrafts" at EAD 12- Design for Next Conference.
Place: Faculty of Architecture in Valle Giulia
Information: http://www.designfornext.org/index.html
Hazal Gümüş Çiftci is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

TURKEY
Istanbul
Date: July 04 - 20, 2017
Festival: 24th Istanbul Jazz Festival!
Information: http://caz.iksv.org/en/program

Istanbul
Date: April 05 - May 01, 2017
Exhibition: Giovanni Scognamillo: Turkish Cinema's Levantine Count of Beyoğlu
Place: Türvak Museum of Cinema and Theatre, Yeniçarşı Cad 24, Beyoğlu, İstanbul
Information: http://www.turvak.com.tr/
http://www.cornucopia.net/events/giovanni-scognamillo/

Istanbul
Date: April 05 - 15, 2017
Film Festival: 36th Istanbul Film Festival
Place: Various locations
Information: http://film.iksv.org/en/program

Istanbul
Date: March 24, 2017
Concert: Ferit Odman Quintet
Place: Salon IKSV
Information: http://www.saloniksv.com/en/about-us
Ferit Odman is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship

Konya
Date: March 17, 2017
Concert: Ferit Odman touring with Kenan Doğulu for his new jazz project “İhtimaller”
Information: https://www.instagram.com/p/BQ0p3vuAeLk/
Ferit Odman is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Mersin
Date: March 16, 2017
Concert: Ferit Odman touring with Kenan Doğulu for his new jazz project “İhtimaller”
Information: https://www.instagram.com/p/BQ0p3vuAeLk/
Ferit Odman is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

İzmir
Date: March 14, 2017
Concert: Ferit Odman touring with Kenan Doğulu for his new jazz project “İhtimaller”
Information: https://www.instagram.com/p/BQ0p3vuAeLk/
Ferit Odman is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship

Ankara
Date: March 10 - 11, 2017
Participation: “Workshops Past, Present and Future of Traditional Turkish Arts” by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, organized by the Republic of Turkey Atatürk Supreme Council for Culture, Language, and History.
Place: Atatürk Culture Centre
Information: http://www.akmb.gov.tr/en/

Kayseri
Date: March 09, 2017
Concert: Ferit Odman touring with Kenan Doğulu for his new jazz project “İhtimaller”
Place: Kayseri
Information: https://www.instagram.com/p/BQ0p3vuAeLk/
Ferit Odman is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship

Ankara
Date: March 07, 2017
Concert: Ferit Odman touring with Kenan Doğulu for his new jazz project “İhtimaller”
Information: https://www.instagram.com/p/BQ0p3vuAeLk/
Ferit Odman is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship

Istanbul
Date: March 06, 2017
Lecture: "The Kyrenia Shipwreck Collection Restoration Program" by Matthew Harpster
Place: The American Research Institute In Turkey
Information: http://www.cornucopia.net/events/the-kyrenia-shipwreck-collection-restoration-program/

Istanbul
Date: March 04 - September 04, 2017
Solo Exhibition: Ola Kolehmainen: Sinan Project
Place: Borusan Contemporary, Rumelihisarı Mahallesi, Baltalimanı Hisar Caddesi No 5, Perili Köşk, 34470 Sarıyer – Istanbul
Information: http://www.borusancontemporary.com/en/exhibitions/current/sinan-project

Istanbul
Date: February 16 - April 30, 2017
Exhibition: Gem and Craft: In Pursuit of the Artisans of Grand Bazaar
Place: Rezan Has Museum
Information: http://www.rhm.org.tr/en/event/gem-and-craft-in-pursuit-of-the-artisans-of-grand-bazaar/

Istanbul
Date: January 17 - March 10, 2017
Group Exhibition: "On Botany" by 10 artists including Ayşe Gül Süter
Place: BLOK art space Çukurcuma
Information: http://blokartspace.com/en/2016/11/09/botanik-uzerine/
Ayşe Gül Süter is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Istanbul
Date: October 27, 2016 - May 27, 2017
Exhibition: The Four-Legged Municipality - Street Dogs of Istanbul
Place: Istanbul Research Institute, Tepebaşı
Information: http://en.iae.org.tr/Exhibition/The-Four-Legged-Municipality/196

UNITED KINGDOM
Edingburgh
Date: May 13 - 14, 2017
Seminar: Travellers in Ottoman Lands: The Botanical Legacy
Place: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, The Fletcher Building, 20A Inverleith Row, (opposite Warriston Drive) EH3 5LR
Information: http://www.astene.org.uk/events/

Edingburgh
Date: May 03 - 14, 2017
Festival: Ottoman Horizons: A Festival of Ottoman Culture
Place: The Nomads Tent (and various venues in Edinburgh), 21 St Leonard's Lane, EH8 9SH
Information: http://nomadstent.co.uk/
http://www.cornucopia.net/events/ottoman-horizons/